On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1934

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
1934 Highlights

About September 8, 1934

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo