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February 1934

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 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 February 1934: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1934?


  • 01 Feb 1934 Austrian Chancellor Engelbert Dollfuss dissolves all political parties but his own.
  • 02 Feb 1934 The Export-Import Bank of the United States is incorporated.
  • 06 Feb 1934 Far right leagues rally in front of the Palais Bourbon in an attempted coup against the French Third Republic, creating a political crisis in France.
  • 07 Feb 1934 1st contract for TVA power, Tupelo, Mississippi
  • 08 Feb 1934 Gaston Doumergue forms new French government.
  • 09 Feb 1934 Balkan Entente alliance forms (Yugoslavia, Greece, Turkey, and Romania).
  • 10 Feb 1934 Thomson / Gertrude Steins opera premieres in New York City
  • 12 Feb 1934 Export-Import Bank incorporates
  • 13 Feb 1934 The Soviet steamship Cheliuskin sinks in the Arctic Ocean.
  • 14 Feb 1934 NHL Ace Bailey Benefit Game: Toronto Maple Leafs beats All-Stars 7-3 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • 16 Feb 1934 Over Texas, USA, a pilot swerves to avoid crashing with a fireball.
  • 17 Feb 1934 First high school auto driving course offered (State College, Pennsylvania).
  • 19 Feb 1934 Bob and Dolores Hope marry
  • 21 Feb 1934 Nicaraguan patriot Augusto Cesar Sandino assassinated by National Guard.
  • 22 Feb 1934 Frank Capra's ''It Happened One Night'', starring Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert, is released. It becomes a smash hit and the first of Capra's great screen classics. It becomes the first film to win all 5 of the major Academy Awards ampndash Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Screenplay, Best Director, and Best Picture. Gable and Colbert receive their only Oscars for this film.
  • 23 Feb 1934 Casey Stengel becomes manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers.
  • 09 Feb 1934 The Balkan Entente is formed between Greece, Romania, Yugoslavia, and Turkey.


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