What Happened on September 25, 1934

Historical Events

Theater Premiere

John Van Druten's comedy play "The Distaff Side" premieres in NYC

Sports History

Lou Gehrig plays in his 1,500th consecutive game

  • 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? 88 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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