What Happened on October 20, 1934

Historical Events

Sports History

MLB All-Star team led by Connie Mack and including Babe Ruth, Jimmie Foxx and Lou Gehrig sails to Japan for 18-game series against Big-Six University League

Music Release

Richard Strauss completes his opera "Die Schweigsame Frau"

Famous Birthdays

  • Eddie Harris, American jazz saxophonist and composer, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1996)
  • Michael Dunn, American actor (House of the Damned, Ship of Fools), born in Shattuck, Oklahoma (d. 1973)
  • Michiko, empress of Japan, wife of Akihito, Emperor of Japan, first commoner to marry into the Japanese royal family, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Timothy West, English actor (Brass), born in Bradford, England
Born in 1934

About October 20, 1934

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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