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< MCMXXXIV = 1934 >

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Events in 1934

4 January: Muslims celebrate the Conclusion of the Fast on the first day of the month Shawwal.
14 January: The Julian calendar including its New Year's Day is delayed by 13 days.
14 February: In this Chinese New Year the Rooster makes room for the Year of the Dog.
9 March: Yuri Gagarin, Soviet Russian pilot and cosmonaut, is born in Klushino.
13 March: Muslims celebrate the Festival of Sacrifice on the tenth day of the month Dhu al-Hijjah.
31 March: Jews celebrate Pesach for the next seven or eight days.
1 April: The resurrection of Jesus Christ is celebrated Easter Sunday following the first full moon following the spring equinox as described by the Council of Nicaea in 325.
20 April: SS leader Heinrich Himmler gains control from Göring over the Prussian secret police, the Geheime Staatspolizei or Gestapo.
20 May: Seven weeks after Easter Christians celebrate Pentecost, possibly since 68 AD.
25 May: Gustav Holst, English composer, dies in London at age 59.
9 June: Donald Duck debuts in the Disney-movie “The Wise Little Hen”.
4 July: Marie Curie, Polish-French chemist, first female Nobel Prize winner, first person honored with two Nobel Prizes, first female University of Paris professor, dies in Passy at age 66.
4 Augustus: Rutger Kopland, Dutch poet, is born in Goor.
19 September: Jews celebrate Yom Kippur since sunset last night.
16 October: The Central Red Army of China, including the Communist Party leaders, sets off on the Long March from Yudu in the Jiangxi province to Yan'an in Shaanxi.
17 October: Santiago Ramón y Cajal, Spanish neuroscientist, Nobel laureate in 1906, dies in Madrid at age 82.
25 November: The thirty days of Ramadan in the Islamic year 1353 begin at the first sighting of the lunar crescent.
24 December: Christmas Eve starts off the holidays celebrating the birth of Jesus of Nazareth.
25 December: Muslims celebrate the Conclusion of the Fast on the first day of the month Shawwal.

People in 1934

Time Person of the Year
American president Franklin D. Roosevelt, Time Man of the Year.
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Claus von Stauffenberg, John D. Rockefeller, Ivan Pavlov, Nikola Tesla, George Bernard Shaw, Charles Eastman, Max Planck, Willem Kloos, Paul Nipkow, Rabindranath Tagore, Auguste Lumière, David Hilbert, Pierre de Coubertin, Edvard Munch, William Randolph Hearst, Henry Ford, Louis Lumière, Maxim Gorky, Mahatma Gandhi, Charivarius, Orville Wright, Ernest Rutherford, Louis Blériot, Bertrand Russell, Arnold Schoenberg, Guglielmo Marconi, Winston Churchill, Thomas Mann, Maurice Ravel, Albert Camus, Carl Jung, Jan Prins, Ibn Saud, Hermann Hesse, Joseph Stalin, Wallace Stevens, Leon Trotsky, Otto Hahn, Albert Einstein, Pablo Picasso, Stefan Zweig, James Joyce, Willem Elsschot, Igor Stravinsky, Nescio, Franklin D. Roosevelt, John Maynard Keynes, José Ortega y Gasset, Benito Mussolini, Harry S. Truman, Niels Bohr, David Ben-Gurion, Robert Schuman, P.N. van Eyck, Marc Chagall, J.C. Bloem, Erwin Schrödinger, Chiang Kai-shek, Chandrasekhara Raman, Andrei Tupolev, T.E. Lawrence, T. S. Eliot, Jawaharlal Nehru, Taha Hussein, Charlie Chaplin, Adolf Hitler, Edwin Hubble, Martin Heidegger, Anthony Fokker, Dwight Eisenhower, Agatha Christie, Charles de Gaulle, Ole Kirk Christiansen, Karl Dönitz, James Chadwick, J.R.R. Tolkien, Francisco Franco, Tito, Haile Selassie, Hermann Göring, Ivor Novello, Mao Zedong, Nikita Khrushchev, Martinus Nijhoff, Aldous Huxley, Jiddu Krishnamurti, Richard Buckminster Fuller, Trygve Lie, Paul VI, Joseph Goebbels, J. Slauerhoff, M.C. Escher, René Magritte, Alfred Hitchcock, Vladimir Nabokov, Hendrik Marsman, Gladwyn Jebb, Jan Oort, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Walt Disney, Ernest Lawrence, Marlene Dietrich, Hirohito, Enrico Fermi, Charles Lindbergh, Puyi, Jan Campert, Belcampo, Louis Leakey, George Orwell, John von Neumann, Bob Hope, Salvador Dalí, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Ayn Rand, Gerard Kuiper, Jean-Paul Sartre, Dag Hammarskjöld, Samuel Beckett, Leonid Brezhnev, Kurt Gödel, Edwin McMillan, Bette Davis, Herbert von Karajan, Willard Libby, Ian Fleming, Albert Broccoli, U Thant, Wernher von Braun, Alan Turing, Richard Nixon, Jesse Owens, Gerald Ford, Menachem Begin, Benjamin Britten, Kees Stip, Yuri Andropov, Orson Welles, Frank Sinatra, Édith Piaf, Arthur C. Clarke, John F. Kennedy, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Gamal Abdel Nasser, Nelson Mandela, Kurt Waldheim, Anwar Sadat, Isaac Asimov, John Paul II, Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Federico Fellini, Yves Montand, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Maria Callas, Lucebert, Margaret Thatcher, Malcolm X, Pol Pot, Douglas Engelbart, Fidel Castro, Elizabeth II, Dario Fo, Gabriel García Márquez, Andy Warhol, Che Guevara, Stanley Kubrick, Jacques Brel, Anne Frank, Martin Luther King, Yasser Arafat, Neil Armstrong, Edsger Dijkstra, Boris Yeltsin, Mikhail Gorbachev, Elizabeth Taylor and John Barry celebrated their birthday this year.

Presenting 1934

The year 1934 was a common year starting on a Monday, just like 1838, 1849, 1855, 1866, 1877, 1883, 1894, 1900, 1906, 1917 and 1923 in the century before it and 1945, 1951, 1962, 1973, 1979, 1990, 2001, 2007, 2018 and 2029 in the next.

The coloured days highlight birthscake, deathsdagger, politicalcrown, scientificpaperclip, artisticpaperclip and otherasterisk historical milestones, and recurring events such as anniversaries and holidaysanchor. The newnew moon, waxingwaxing moon, fullfull moon and waningwaning moon icons indicate the phases of the moon and appear only for dates in the Gregorian calendar, i.e. after 14 October 1582. The Chinese calendar is available only from 1645 to 2644, the first millenium since the last reform. The coloured columns mark the Sundays, the last day of the week per standard ISO-8601.

Calculating time

The normal calendar page for the current /year?2017 contains an introduction to the intriguing history of the year as we know it. The Calendar Converter has more detail. The so called Perpetual Calendar uses a trick from before the age of computers to find the weekday for any Gregorian date. Also see an overview of all historical events in the last six thousand years.

URL: < http://4umi.com/year?1934 >, created 23 January 2011, changed 13 September 2012, served 22 October 2017.
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