• Rex B. Beisel, A. L. MacClain and F. M. Thomas were awarded the Wright Brothers Medal (SAE) for authorship of the best paper on Aerodynamics for 1934 titled”Cowling and Cooling of Radial Air-cooled Aircraft Engines”.
  • Sikorsky Aviation Corp produces the S-42 “Clipper”, which pioneers Pan American Airway’s Pacific service.

The Sikorsky S-42 flying boat of
 Pan American Airways.

Songs From 1934

  “Blue Moon”
  “Santa Claus is coming to Town”

Other Facts from 1934

President: Franklin D. Roosevelt



Average annual income


New car


Loaf of bread


Gallon of milk


Gallon of gas




Dow Jones Average    98