On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 1934

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Armas Toivonen becomes 1st European marathoner (2:52:29.0)
  • G Kaufman & M Hart's "Merrily We Roll Along" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Sonia Sanchez, US playwright/poet (The Bronx is Next)

Famous Deaths

  • Roger Fry, English artist and art critic, dies at 67