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This article is a date listing important or significant events that happened (or will happen) on events for the year 1934


Events

  • January 1 – The Albemarle Board of Supervisors created a new attorney position that would handle all civil matters, removing those duties from the Commonwealth's Attorney. John S. Graves became the first county attorney. [1]
  • January 3 – The second term of the University of Virginia's 110th session begins with 2,341 students enrolled, 105 students suspended, and 71 on probation. [2]
  • January 3 – Albemarle County checks totaling $53,596.95 were signed by both County Treasurer G. Stuart Hamm and County Executive Henry A. Haden. Hamm maintained the elimination of his position was unconstitutional and the National Bank and Trust Company refused to take checks not signed by both. [3]
  • January 8 – Engineers employed by the Bureau of Public Roads arrive at Monticello to begin the work of making roads and landscaping [6]
  • March 22 – At 12:01 midnight seventeen years of bone dry prohibition came to an end, and a new system of control was ushered in, calling for State monopolistic sale of hard liquor through dispensaries and a licensing system for high test beers and wines.[9]
  • December 31 – The Alcoholic Beverage Control store in Charlottesville stayed open until 11 p.m. as people who wanted to drink alcohol to welcome in the new year could do so legally for the first time in 18 years. [12]

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References

  1. Web. Graves Given County Civil Legal Work; Was City Attorney 8 years, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, January 2, 1934, retrieved February 11, 2023. Print. January 2, 1934 page 1.
  2. Web. University Opens for Second Term of 110th Session, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, retrieved February 11, 2023.
  3. Web. Checks Signed by Hamm, Haden, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, January 3, 1934, retrieved February 11, 2023. Print. January 3, 1934 page 1.
  4. Web. New University Engineering Buildings Assured, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, January 4, 1934, retrieved February 23, 2023. Print. January 4, 1934 page 3.
  5. Web. Stephens Named Business Census Supervisors, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, January 4, 1934, retrieved February 11, 2023. Print. January 4, 1934 page 3.
  6. Web. Parking Places to be Enlarged, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, January 8, 1934, retrieved February 23, 2023. Print. January 8, 1934 page 3.
  7. Web. Supreme Court is Requested to Oust Hamm, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, January 9, 1934, retrieved February 23, 2023. Print. January 9, 1934 page 1.
  8. Web. Young Mother Victim in Fatal Shooting Affair, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, January 10, 1934, retrieved February 23, 2023. Print. January 10, 1934 page 1.
  9. Web. License Permits, Daily Progress, Lee Enterprises, Daily Progress, Thursday March 22, 1934, retrieved December 31, 2023.
  10. Web. Mrs. Casey is Cleared, The Daily Progress, Saturday March 31, 1934, retrieved Feb. 24, 2023.
  11. Web. MRS. CASEY GOES FREE IN ELSIE B. RAY KILLING, Greene County Record, 5 April 1934, retrieved Feb. 24, 2023.
  12. Web. City Prepares for Legal Welcoming of the New Year, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, December 31, 1934, retrieved February 11, 2023. Print. December 31, 1934 page 1.
  13. Web. Don Cole Hendrix, Obituary, Charlottesville, Virginia, retrieved February 23, 2023.
  14. Web. [https://search.lib.virginia.edu/sources/uva_library/items/uva-lib:2743931 Miss Meade Dies; Was Ill 6 Weeks], Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, January 4, 1934, retrieved February 23, 2023. Print. January 4, 1934 page 1.
  15. Web. Roberts Named to Supervisors - White Hall Physician to Fill Vacancy Caused by Death, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, January 1, 1935, retrieved February 11, 2023. Print. January 1, 1935 page 1.