On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 1934

Historical Events

  • An explosion takes place at Gresford Colliery in Wales, leading to the deaths of 266 miners and rescuers

Famous Birthdays

  • Lute Olson, American Basketball Hall of Fame coach (Uni of Iowa 1974-83; NCAA Division I Tournament 1997, Uni of Arizona 1983-2008), born in Mayville, North Dakota (d. 2020)

Famous Deaths

  • Cecil Chubb, English barrister, gifted monument Stonehenge to the British nation, dies at 58
1934 Highlights

About September 22, 1934

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 2 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo