On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1934

Historical Events

Assassination

Assassination of Alexander I King of Yugoslavia and French Foreign Minister Louis Barthou in Marseille by member of the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization organised by Ustaša

  • Baseball World Series: St Louis Cardinals rout Detroit Tigers, 11-0 at Navin Field to clinch 4 games to 3 series victory and 3rd championship

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacobo Majluta Azar, 47th President of the Dominican Republic (1978-82), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (d. 1996)
  • Jill Ker Conway, Australian-American author, first female president of Smith College, born in Hillston, Australia (d. 2018)

Famous Deaths

  • J-Louis-F Barthou, French writer, French Premier and Foreign Minister, assassinated by Croatian nationalist at 72
  • King Alexander I, of Yugoslavia (1921-34), assassinated by a Bulgarian revolutionary at 45
1934 Highlights

About October 9, 1934

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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