What Happened on November 23, 1934

Historical Events

  • An Anglo-Ethiopian boundary commission in the Ogaden discovers an Italian garrison at Walwal, which lay well within Ethiopian territory. This leads to the Abyssinia Crisis.

Famous Birthdays

Lew Hoad (1934-1994)

Australian tennis player (Wimbledon 1956-57, Australian C'ships 1956, French C'ships 1956)), born in Sydney, NSW

  • Michael Wayne, American film producer (Chisum, Green Berets, McLintock), son of John Wayne, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2003)
  • Rita Rossi Colwell, American oceanographer, born in Beverly, Massachusetts
  • Robert Towne, American producer and screenwriter (Chinatown), born in Los Angeles, California
Born in 1934

Famous Deaths

  • E. A. Wallis Budge, English orientalist and museum curator (British Museum), dies at 77
  • Giovanni Brunero, Italian road cyclist (Giro d'Italia General classification 1921, 22, 26), dies at 39
1934 Highlights

About November 23, 1934

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius