On This Day

What Happened on October 2, 1934

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Duncan Thomson, keeper (Scottish National Portrait Gallery)
  • Earl Wilson, American baseball pitcher (no-hitter 1962; AL wins leader 1967 Boston Red Sox), born in Ponchatoula, Louisiana (d. 2005)
  • Geoff Millman, English cricket wicket-keeper (6 Tests), born in Bedford, Bedfordshire (d. 2005)
  • Richard Scott, Baron Scott of Foscote, British high court judge, born in Dehradun, India