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
01 AprilMarie Patterson / Politician / United Kingdom
01 JulyJean Marsh / Actress / United Kingdom
03 JuneRolland D. McCune / Politician / United States of America
04 DecemberVictor French / Actor / United States of America
05 MayVictor Garland / Politician / Australia
06 AugustChris Bonington / Author / United Kingdom
06 AugustBilly Boston / Soldier / United Kingdom
11 SeptemberOliver Jones / Composer / Canada
11 AprilMark Strand / Poet / United States of America
11 MayJim Jeffords / Lawyer / United States of America
12 January Mick Sullivan / Rugby Player / United Kingdom
12 DecemberMiguel de la Madrid / Politician / Mexico
12 January Alan Sharp / Author / United States of America
15 AugustReginald Scarlett / Cricketer / Jamaica
18 JulyDarlene Conley / Actress / United States of America
19 OctoberYakubu Gowon / Politician / Nigeria
23 March Mark Rydell / Actor / United States of America
29 AprilLuis Aparicio / Baseball Player / United States of America
30 DecemberJoseph P. Hoar / General / United States of America
30 SeptemberAlan A'Court / Footballer / United Kingdom

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1934:

YearName / Profession / Country
07 SeptemberSunil Gangopadhyay / Writer / India
31 March Kamala Surayya / Poet / India
15 OctoberN. Ramani / Flute Player / India
11 DecemberSalim Durani / Cricketer / India
10 AprilD.D. Lapang / Politician / India
19 DecemberPratibha Patil / Politician / India
15 JanuaryV. S. Ramadevi / Civil Servent / India
23 JulyNirmala Joshi / Social Worker / India
19 DecemberPratibha Devi Singh Patil / Politician / India
15 JanuaryV. S. Ramadevi / Election Commissioner / India
01 OctoberB. C. Khanduri / Politician / India
07 SeptemberSunil Gangopadhyay / Poet / India
24 AugustA. Sivasailam / Industrialist / India
15 March Kanshi Ram / Politician / India
08 AugustSarat Pujari / Actor / India
19 MayRuskin Bond / Writer / India
10 MayNeil O"Brien / Politician / India
21 AugustSudhakarrao Naik / Politician / India
31 DecemberAmeer Muhammad Akram Awan / Poet / India
12 SeptemberShanta Kumar / Politician / India

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