On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1934

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

FDR signs Home Owners Loan Act

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Soccer team Blue White '34 forms
  • Spanish government of Samper forms
  • Tigers' Goose Goslin grounds into 4 straight double plays

Famous Birthdays

  • Lois Duncan, American young adult novelist (I Know What You Did Last Summer), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)

Famous Deaths

  • Charley Patton, American Delta blues musician ("Pony Blues"; "High Water Everywhere"), dies of a mitral valve disorder between the ages of 37 and 43
1934 Highlights

About April 28, 1934

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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