On This Day

Birthdays in History in February 1934

  • Feb 6 Vernon "Vern" Ehlers, American politician (Michigan House of Representatives), born in Pipestone, Minnesota (d. 2017)
  • Feb 7 Piet Bukman, Dutch minister for Development Aid (CDA)
  • Feb 7 Eddie Fenech Adami, President of Malta
  • Feb 10 Fleur Adcock, New Zealand poet
  • Feb 11 Mary Quant, English fashion designer (Chelsea Look, Mod Look), born in Kent, England
  • Feb 11 Patrick Holmes Sellors, British ophthalmologist (d. 2010)

Person of interestManuel Noriega

Feb 11 Manuel Noriega, Panamanian general and dictator (1983-89), born in a Panama City slum, Panama (d. 2017)

Panamanian General and Dictator Manuel Noriega
Panamanian General and Dictator
Manuel Noriega
  • Feb 11 Mel Carnahan, American politician (d. 2000)
  • Feb 12 Anne Krueger, American economist
  • Feb 15 Niklaus Wirth, Swiss computer programmer/inventor (PASCAL)
  • Feb 18 Paco Rabbane [Francisco Cuervo], Spanish fashion designer & perfumer, born in Pasajes, Spain
  • Feb 18 Audre Lorde, American writer, feminist and activist (Black Unicorn), born in NYC, New York (d. 1992)
  • Feb 19 David Hugh Jones, Poole Dorset England, director (Betrayal)
  • Feb 19 Julian Belfrage, theatre Agent
  • Feb 20 Myrtle Robertson, 11th Baroness Wharton
  • Feb 24 Bettino Craxi, Italy's 1st socialist premier (1983-87)
  • Feb 24 Bingu wa Mutharika, Thyolo, Nyasaland (Malawi), Malawi President (2004-2012), (d. 2012)
  • Feb 25 Nicholas Edwards, Baron Crickhowell, British Conservative Party politician
  • Feb 25 Michael Wheeler-Booth, Clerk of the Parliaments
  • Feb 25 Robert Neame, British brewer (Shepherd Neame)
  • Feb 26 Robert Novak, American political columnist

Person of interestRalph Nader

Feb 27 Ralph Nader, American consumer advocate (Unsafe at Any Speed), born in Winsted, Connecticut

Political Activist Ralph Nader
Political Activist
Ralph Nader
  • Feb 27 N. Scott Momaday, American author (House Made of Dawn, Pulitzer 1969), born in Lawton, Oklahoma
  • Feb 27 Vincent Fourcade, French interior designer, born in Paris, France (d. 1992)

About February 1934

How Old? 86 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rooster (Feb 1 - Feb 13), Dog (Feb 14 - Feb 28)
Star Signs: Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18), Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20)