On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1934

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig
Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Richard Strauss completes his opera "Die Schweigsame Frau"

Famous Birthdays

  • Eddie Harris, saxophonist/composer
  • Michael Dunn, Shattuck OK, actor (House of the Damned, Ship of Fools)
  • Michiko, empress of Japan
  • Timothy West, English actor (Brass), born in Bradford, England