On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1934

Historical Events

  • While Washington Senators player-manager Joe Cronin honeymoons with Mildred Robertson, owner Clark Griffith's niece and adopted daughter, he is sold to Red Sox

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans-Joachim Rödelius, German composer and musician (Cluster, Harmonia), born in Berlin
  • Ulrich Plenzdorf, German writer (Die neuen Leiden des jungen W.), born in Berlin (d. 2007)
1934 Highlights

About October 26, 1934

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio