What Happened on October 19, 1934

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Guard, American folk singer, songwriter and arranger (Kingston Trio - "Tom Dooley"), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1991)
  • Des Hoare, cricketer (Australian quickie in Test in 1961 v W Indies)

Yakubu GowonYakubu Gowon (88 years old)

Nigerian army chief, dictator and head of state (1966–75), born in Kanke, Nigeria


Famous Deaths

  • Johan J Arch, graphic artist (houtgravures), dies at 63
1934 Highlights

About October 19, 1934

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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