On This Day

What Happened on April 13, 1934

Historical Events

  • 4.7 million US families report receiving welfare payments
  • US Congress passes Johnson Debt Default Act

Famous Birthdays

  • Horace Kay, American soul singer (Tams - "Hey Girl Don't Bother Me"; "What Kind of Fool (Do You Think I Am)"), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1995)
  • John Muckler, Canadian ice hockey coach (Stanley Cup Edmonton Oilers 1990; Buffalo Sabres, NY Rangers) and executive (GM Ottawa Senators), born in Midland, Ontario (d. 2021)
  • Siegfried Matthus, German composer, born in Zadorozhye, Ozyorsky District, Kaliningrad Oblast
1934 Highlights

About April 13, 1934

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries