On This Day

What Happened on September 21, 1934

Historical Events

  • St Louis Cardinals pitching Dean brothers shut-out Brooklyn Dodgers in a doubleheader; Dizzy, in a 13-0 rout and Paul, with a 3-0 no-hitter
  • Typhoon strikes Honshu Island Japan, kills 4,000

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestLeonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen, Canadian writer and singer-songwriter ("Hallelujah"; Death of Ladies Man), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2016)

Singer-songwriter and writer Leonard Cohen
Singer-songwriter and writer
Leonard Cohen

1934 Highlights

About September 21, 1934

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo