On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1934

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

NY Yankees 1st baseman Lou Gehrig wins American League Triple Crown after hitting .363 with 49 HRs and 165 RBI; but Philadelphia A's catcher Mickey Cochrane (.320, 2 HRs, 76 RBI) is named AL MVP

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig

Famous Birthdays

  • Derek Richardson, cricketer (played one innings for England 1957)
  • Hans Janmaat, Dutch politician (CP, CD)
  • Ruma Guha Thakurta, Singer, Actress, Dancer, Founder of Calcutta Youth Choir