On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1934

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Baseball Player and Manager Joe Cronin
Baseball Player and Manager
Joe Cronin

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans-Joachim Rödelius, German composer and musician (Cluster, Harmonia), born in Berlin
  • Jacques Loussier, French pianist and composer who created jazz arrangements of Bach and other classical music, born in Angers, France (d. 2019)
  • 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? 86 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio