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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 1934.
The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Ramsay MacDonald (Labour), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on August 1934: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1934?


Events

  • 02 Aug 1934 Adolph Hitler becomes commander-in-chief of Germany
  • 04 Aug 1934 New York Giants' player Mel Ott sets record of six runs in game and beats Philadelphia Phillies 21-4.
  • 06 Aug 1934 US troops leave Haiti, which had been occupied since 1915
  • 08 Aug 1934 The Wehrmacht swears a personal oath of loyalty to Adolf Hitler.
  • 09 Aug 1934 US President Franklin Roosevelt nationalizes silver.
  • 10 Aug 1934 Babe Ruth announces this is his final season as full time player
  • 11 Aug 1934 1st federal prisoners arrive at Alcatraz in SF Bay
  • 13 Aug 1934 The comic strip ''Li'l Abner'' is first published in US newspapers.
  • 16 Aug 1934 US explorer William Beebe descends 3,028 feet (1922 m) in Bathysphere.
  • 18 Aug 1934 48th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Sarah H Cooke (61 64)
  • 19 Aug 1934 48th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Sarah H P Fabyan (61 64)
  • 22 Aug 1934 Bill Woodfull of Australia becomes the only cricket captain to twice regain The Ashes.
  • 25 Aug 1934 Anti-union vigilantes seize the town of McGuffey, Ohio, during the Hardin County onion pickers strike.
  • 27 Aug 1934 Arlen, Ira Gershwin and Harburgs musical premieres in New York City
  • 31 Aug 1934 1st NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 0, All-Stars 0 (79,432)

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Movies

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Cuesta abajo

Cuesta abajo

Release year: 1934

Directed by: Louis J. Gasnier

Starring: Carlos Gardel, Mona Maris, Vicente Padula, Anita Campillo

Dames

Dames

Release year: 1934

Directed by: Ray Enright, Busby Berkeley

Starring: Joan Blondell, Dick Powell, Ruby Keeler, Zasu Pitts

Country: United States of America

Housewife

Housewife

Release year: 1934

Directed by: Alfred E. Green

Starring: George Brent, Bette Davis, Ann Dvorak, John Halliday

Country: United States of America

Peck's Bad Boy

Peck's Bad Boy

Release year: 1934

Directed by: Edward F. Cline

Starring: Jackie Cooper, Thomas Meighan, Jackie Searl, Dorothy Peterson

The Age of Innocence

The Age of Innocence

Release year: 1934

Directed by: Philip Moeller

Starring: Irene Dunne, John Boles, Lionel Atwill, Helen Westley