On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 1934

Historical Events

  • 418 Lutheran ministers arrested in Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • Anton Geesink, Dutch judoka (first non-Japanese world champion, Olympic gold 1964), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 2010)
  • Guy Peellaert, Belgian graphic artist, photographer (Rock Dreams), movie poster and album cover designer (David Bowie -"Diamond Dogs'; Rolling Stones - "It's Only Rock 'n' Roll"), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 2008)
  • Horace Tapscott, American jazz pianist and composer (Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra, 1961-98), born in Houston, Texas (d. 1999)
  • Reijo Jyrkiainen, Finnish composer, born in Suistamo, Finland
1934 Highlights

About April 6, 1934

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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