What Happened on October 1, 1934

Historical Events

Treaty of Interest

Adolf Hitler expands German army and navy, violating Treaty of Versailles

Famous Birthdays

  • Chuck Hiller, American MLB second baseman (first NL player in history to hit a grand slam HR in World Series play, 1962), born in Johnsburg, Illinois (d. 2004)
  • Neil Castles, American auto racer (NASCAR Grand National East Series Champion 1972; NASCAR Cup Series 51 x top 5, 178 x top 10 finishes), born in Charlotte, North Carolina (d. 2022)
1934 Highlights

About October 1, 1934

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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