On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 1934

Historical Events

  • British liner Queen Mary is launched

Famous Birthdays

  • Dick Heckstall-Smith, English jazz-blues saxophonist, born in Ludlow, Shropshire (d. 2004)
  • Raphael Samuel, British Marxist historian, born in London (d. 1996)
1934 Highlights

About September 26, 1934

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra