On This Day

What Happened on October 25, 1934

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Mercer, English thoroughbred race horse jockey (British flat racing Champion Jockey 1979), born in Bradford, England (d. 2021)

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Sprague, American inventor who installed the first U.S. electric trolley system, dies at 77
1934 Highlights

About October 25, 1934

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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