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August 1934

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1934?


  • 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
  • 19 Aug 1934 48th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Sarah H P Fabyan
  • 22 Aug 1934 Bill Woodfull of Australia becomes the only test 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
  • 02 Aug 1934 Reichskanzler Adolf Hitler becomes Führer of Germany following the death of President Paul von Hindenburg.


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