On This Day

What Happened on September 2, 1934

Famous Birthdays

  • Hilla Becher (née Wobeser), German artist, worked collaboratively with husband Bernd Becher, born in Potsdam Germany (d. 2015)
  • Michael Sahl, composer

Famous Deaths

  • (Ruggiero) "Russ" Columbo, American baritone, violinist, actor ("You Call It Madness, But I Call It Love"), and songwriter ("Prisoner of Love") is accidentally shot to death at 26
  • Alcide Nunez, American musician (b. 1884)
  • James Allan, New Zealand rugby union player All Black, dies at 73
1934 Highlights

About September 2, 1934

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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