On This Day

What Happened on September 25, 1934

Historical Events

  • John Van Druten's "Distaff Side" premieres in NYC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lou Gehrig plays in his 1,500th consecutive game

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig
  • Rainbow (US) beats Endeavour (England) in 16th America's Cup

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean Sorel, French actor (The Day of the Jackal), born in Marseille, France
  • John S. Bull, American naval officer and NASA astronaut, born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2008)
  • Struther Arnott, Scottish molecular biologist and chemist (cancer research), born in Larkhall, Lanarkshire (d. 2013)
1934 Highlights

About September 25, 1934

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra