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October 1934

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1934?


  • 01 Oct 1934 Adolph Hitler expands German army and navy and creates an air force, violating Treaty of Versailles
  • 02 Oct 1934 A tornado in Osaka and Kyoto kills 1,660, injures 5,400, and destroys the rice harvest.
  • 05 Oct 1934 Miners rebel in Asturias, Spain (see Asturian miners' strike of 1934).
  • 06 Oct 1934 Catalonian separatists rebel in Spain.
  • 08 Oct 1934 Bruno Hauptmann is indicted for murder of Lindbergh's son.
  • 09 Oct 1934 Regicide at Marseille: The assassination of King Alexander I of Yugoslavia and Louis Barthou, Foreign Minister of France.
  • 14 Oct 1934 Lux Radio Theatre premieres
  • 15 Oct 1934 The Soviet Republic of China collapses when Chiang Kai-shek's National Revolutionary Army successfully encircles Ruijin, forcing the fleeing Communists to begin the Long March.
  • 16 Oct 1934 Mao Tse-tung and 25,000 troops begin 6,000 mile Long March
  • 17 Oct 1934 The Aldrich Family premieres on radio
  • 18 Oct 1934 Chinese Red leader under Mao Tse Tung begins Long March
  • 20 Oct 1934 All-Star team led by Babe Ruth and Connie Mack sails to Hawaii and Japan
  • 22 Oct 1934 In East Liverpool, Ohio, Federal Bureau of Investigation agents shoot and kill notorious bank robber Pretty Boy Floyd.
  • 23 Oct 1934 Jean Piccard and Jeanette Ridlen attain balloon height of 17.341 m
  • 31 Oct 1934 The Century of Progress Exposition in Chicago closes. Over the two years, there were 38,867,000 visitors.
  • 09 Oct 1934 An Ustashe assassin kills King Alexander I of Yugoslavia and Louis Barthou, Foreign Minister of France, in Marseille.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in October 1934?
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Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. - Solitude


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?