On This Day

October 9, 1934 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

MurderAssassination

Assassination of Alexander I King of Yugoslavia and French Foreign Minister Louis Barthou in Marseille by member of the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization organised by Ustaša

Croatian Fascist Leader Ante Pavelić
Croatian Fascist Leader
Ante Pavelić

Birthdays in History

  • Jacobo Majluta Azar, 47th President of the Dominican Republic (1978-82), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (d. 1996)
  • Jill Ker Conway, Australian-American author, first female president of Smith College, born in Hillston, Australia (d. 2018)

Deaths in History

  • J-Louis-F Barthou, French writer, French Premier and Foreign Minister, assassinated by Croatian nationalist at 72
  • King Alexander I, of Yugoslavia (1921-34), assassinated by a Bulgarian revolutionary at 45
1934 in History