1934 in Belgium

Events in the year 1934 in Belgium.

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1934
in
Belgium

Decades:
See also:Other events of 1934
List of years in Belgium

IncumbentsEdit

MonarchAlbert I (until 17 February); Leopold III (from 23 February)
Prime MinisterCharles de Broqueville (to 20 November); Georges Theunis (from 20 November)

EventsEdit

  • 6 January – First electrified railway between Brussels and Antwerp taken into use.[1]: 833 
  • 22 February – Funeral of King Albert.[1]: 834 
  • 23 February – King Leopold sworn in as head of state.[1]: 834 
  • 28 March – Socialist savings bank Bank van de Arbeid goes bankrupt.[1]: 833 
  • 16 May – Firedamp explosion in Fief-de-Lambrechies and Pâturages kills 57.[1]: 835 
  • 31 May – Law on languages in law cases passes Parliament.[1]: 833 
  • 13 November – De Broqueville government resigns.[1]: 834 
  • 20 November – New government led by Georges Theunis takes office.[1]: 835 
  • 26 November – Meteorite impact near Roisin.[1]: 833 

PublicationsEdit

  • Henry De Vocht, Monumenta Humanistica Lovaniensia: Texts and Studies about Louvain Humanists in the First Half of the XVIth Century

Art and architectureEdit

  • 29 March – Surrealist group Rupture founded in La Louvière.[1]: 833 
Exhibitions
  • May–June – Le Minotaure (Brussels).[1]: 833 
Films

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Alain de Gueldre et al., Kroniek van België (Antwerp and Zaventem, 1987).