On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1934

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

In India, Mahatma Gandhi suspends his campaign of civil disobedience

Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader
Mahatma Gandhi

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian Richardson, Scottish actor (Francis Urquhart in the BBC's House of Cards), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 2007) [1]
  • Swami Shantananda, Hindu Saint, Philosopher, Disciple of Swami Sivananda, Founder of Temple of Fine Arts
  • Victor Feldman, British jazz pianist and drummer, born in London (d. 1987)

Famous Deaths

  • William Monroe Trotter, American newspaper editor and activist for African-Americans civil rights, dies in a fall from his roof on his 62nd birthday
1934 Highlights

About April 7, 1934

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries