On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1934

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Luxury passenger ship Morro Castle bound for NJ catches fire, 133 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Maxwell Davies, British composer (Prolation, Taverner), born in Manchester, England (d. 2016)
  • Rodrigue Biron, Canadian politician, born in Sainte-Croix, Quebec