What Happened on November 3, 1934

Historical Events

Baseball 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

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Hopkins, American basketball forward and coach (Syracuse Nationals; Seattle SuperSonics), born in Jonesboro, Louisiana (d. 2015)
  • Derek Richardson, English cricket batsman (1 Test; Worcestershire 383 first class games), born in Hereford, Herefordshire
  • Hans Janmaat, Dutch politician (CP, CD)
  • Michael Doyle, Irish-American priest (Pastor of Sacred Heart - Camden, 1974-2020), poet. and anti-war activist (Camden 28), born in Longford, Ireland (d. 2022) [1]
  • Ruma Guha Thakurta, Indian singer, actress, and founder of Calcutta Youth Choir, born in Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India (d. 2019)
Born in 1934
1934 Highlights

About November 3, 1934

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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