1934 in History – What happened in year 1934


In history, year 1934 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1934.

Know what happened in 1934:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
11 November The Shrine of Remembrance, a memorial to all Australians whohave served in war, opened in Melbourne.
12 March Supported by the Estonian Army, Konstantin Päts staged a coup d'état, beginning the Era of Silence.
21 AprilThe 'Surgeon's Photograph', the most famous photo purportedly showing the Loch Ness Monster (later revealed to be a hoax) was published in the Daily Mail.
22 July Bank robber John Dillinger (pictured), whose exploits weresensationalized across the United States, was shot dead by police in anambush outside the Biograph Theater in Chicago.
30 November The steam locomotive Flying Scotsman became the first toofficially exceed 100 miles per hour (160 km/h).
30 JuneAdolf Hitler violently purged members of the Sturmabteilung,its leader Ernst Röhm, and other political rivals on the Night of theLong Knives, executing at least 85 people.
23 MayDuring a strike against the Electric Auto-Lite company inToledo, Ohio, US, a mob of nearly 10,000 began a riot and a five-dayrunning battle with the Ohio National Guard.
02 February The Export-Import Bank, the United States' official exportcredit agency, was established.
11 NovemberThe Shrine of Remembrance, a memorial to all Australians who have served in war, opened in Melbourne.
12 MarchSupported by the Estonian Army, Konstantin Päts staged a coupd'état, beginning the Era of Silence.
16 OctoberSurrounded by Kuomintang troops, Zhou Enlai, Bo Gu, and OttoBraun led 130,000 Red Army soldiers and civilians on a 'Long March' fromJiangxi.
22 SeptemberOne of Britain's worst mining accidents took place when anexplosion at Gresford Colliery in Wales, killed 266 men.
23 NovemberAn Anglo-Ethiopian boundary commission in the Ogadenencountered a garrison of Somalis in Italian service at Walwal, whichled to the Abyssinia Crisis.
23 MayAmerican criminals Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were ambushedand killed by police on a desolate road near their hideout in BienvilleParish, Louisiana.
30 NovemberThe steam locomotive Flying Scotsman became the first toofficially exceed 100 miles per hour (160 km/h).
30 JuneAdolf Hitler violently purged members of the Sturmabteilung,its leader Ernst Röhm (pictured), and other political rivals in theNight of the Long Knives, executing at least 85 people.
30 NovemberThe steam locomotive Flying Scotsman became the first toofficially exceed 100 miles per hour (161 km/h).
12 MarchSupported by the Estonian Army, Konstantin Päts staged a coup d'état, beginning the Era of Silence.
24 MarchThe Tydings–McDuffie Act came into effect, which provided for self-government of the Philippines and for Filipino independence from the United States after a period of ten years.
23 MayAmerican criminals Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were ambushed and killed by police on a desolate road near their hideout in Bienville Parish, Louisiana.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1934:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
03 OctoberSimon Nicholson / Painter / United Kingdom
04 January Rudolf Schuster / Politician / Slovakia
04 AprilKronid Lyubarsky / Journalist / Russia
08 January Alexandra Ripley / Author / United States of America
11 March Sam Donaldson / Journalist / United States of America
14 SeptemberDon Walser / Writer / United States of America
15 AprilMerle Louise / Actress / United States of America
16 AugustSam Trimble / Cricketer / Australia
17 NovemberTerry Rand / Basketball Player / United States of America
18 JuneBrian Kenny / General / United Kingdom
19 NovemberKurt Hamrin / Footballer / Sweden
20 March David Malouf / Author / Australia
20 OctoberBill Chase / Trumpet Player / United States of America
22 March Orrin Hatch / Politician / United States of America
22 NovemberRita Sakellariou / Singer / Greece
24 JulyP. S. Soosaithasan / Politician / Sri Lanka
25 March Bernard King / Actor / Australia
28 DecemberRudi Faßnacht / Footballer / Germany
28 January Mitr Chaibancha / Actor / Thailand
29 AprilLuis Aparicio / Baseball Player / United States of America

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1934:

YearName / Profession / Country
NA NASudhir Ranjan Majumdar / Politician / India
16 AprilRam Naik / Politician / India
12 SeptemberShanta Kumar / Politician / India
23 JulyNirmala Joshi / Social Worker / India
05 JanuaryManohar Joshi / Politician / India
21 AugustSudhakarrao Naik / Politician / India
14 DecemberShyam Benegal / Writer / India
15 January V. S. Ramadevi / Politician / India
24 AprilJayakanthan / Author / India
20 SeptemberRajinder Puri / Journalist / India
07 SeptemberSunil Gangopadhyay / Writer / India
15 JanuaryV. S. Ramadevi / Election Commissioner / India
24 AugustA. Sivasailam / Industrialist / India
15 March Kanshi Ram / Politician / India
03 SeptemberRaj Kumar Dorendra Singh / Politician / India
21 JulyChandu Borde / Cricketer / India
22 January Vijay Anand / Actor / India
29 March Shahryar Khan / Politician / India
15 JanuaryV. S. Ramadevi / Civil Servant / India
19 DecemberPratibha Devi Singh Patil / Politician / India

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