Major Events of 1934
- Night of Long Knives
King of Yugoslavia assasinated
Unreast in Austria, Dolfoss assasinated
Sergei Kirov shot; Stalin begins purges
Mao sets off on a long march
Stanley Cup: Chicago Blackhawks vs. Detroit Red Wings Series: 3-1
US Open Golf: Olin Dutra Score: 293 Course: Merion Cricket Club Location: Ardmore, PA
World Cup Soccer: Italy vs. Czechoslovakia Score: 2-1
World Series: St. Louis Cardinals vs. Detroit Tigers Series: 4-3
UREY, HAROLD CLAYTON, U.S.A., Columbia University, New York, NY, b. 1893, d. 1981: "for his discovery of heavy
PIRANDELLO, LUIGI, Italy, b. 1867, d. 1936: "for his bold and ingenious revival of dramatic and scenic art"
HENDERSON, ARTHUR, Great Britain, b. 1863, d. 1935: Former Foreign Secretary. Chairman of the League of Nations
Disarmament Conference 1932-1934.
Physiology or Medicine
The prize was awarded jointly to: WHIPPLE, GEORGE HOYT, U.S.A., Rochester University, Rochester, NY, b. 1878, d.
1976; MINOT, GEORGE RICHARDS, U.S.A., Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, b. 1885, d. 1950; and MURPHY,
WILLIAM PARRY, U.S.A., Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, and Peter Brent Brigham Hospital, Boston, MA, b. 1892,
d. 1987: "for their discoveries concerning liver therapy in cases of anaemia"
The prize money was with 1/3 allocated to the Main Fund and with 2/3 to the Special Fund of this prize section.
Drama: Sidney Kingsley ... "Men in White"
Fiction: Caroline Miller ... "Lamb in His Bosom"
History: Herbert Agar ... "The People's Choice"
Public Service: "Medford (OR) Mail Tribune"
Best Director: "It Happened One Night"
Best Director: Frank Capra ... "It Happened One Night"
Best Actor: Clark Gable ... "It Happened One Night"
Best Actress: Claudette Colbert ... "It Happened One Night"