Historical Events in October 1934

AgreementTreaty of Interest

Oct 1 Adolf Hitler expands German army and navy, violating Treaty of Versailles

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler

MurderMurder of Interest

Oct 8 Bruno Hauptmann is indicted for murder of Charles Lindbergh's son

  • Oct 9 St Louis Cards beat Detroit Tigers, 4 games to 3 in 31st World Series
  • Oct 13 Western Open Women's Golf, Portland G & CC: Marian McDougall outclassed Mrs Guy Riegel, 9 & 7 to win golf's only major title
  • Oct 14 "Lux Radio Theatre" premieres

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 16 Mao Zedong & 25,000 troops begin 6,000 mile Long March

Chinese Revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party Mao Zedong
Chinese Revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party
Mao Zedong
  • Oct 17 "The Aldrich Family" premieres on radio

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 20 MLB All-Star team led by Connie Mack and including Babe Ruth, Jimmie Foxx and Lou Gehrig sails to Japan for 18-game series against Big-Six University League

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig
Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Oct 20 Richard Strauss completes his opera "Die Schweigsame Frau"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 22 In East Liverpool, Ohio, notorious bank robber Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd is shot and killed by FBI agents

  • Oct 23 Jean Piccard & Jeanette Ridlen attain balloon height of 17.341 m (rec)
  • Oct 26 While Washington Seantors player-manager Joe Cronin honeymoons with Mildred Robertson, owner Clark Griffith's niece and adopted daughter, he is sold to Red Sox
  • Oct 28 Brooklyn & Pittsburgh play a penalty free NFL game