On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 1934

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
1934 Highlights

About September 9, 1934

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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