On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1934

Historical Events

  • 1st x-ray photo of entire body, Rochester, NY
  • Brookfield Zoo opens in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Birthdays

  • Claude Berri, French actor, director and screenwriter, born in Paris (d. 2009)
  • Jamie Farr, American actor (Klinger-M*A*S*H, AfterMASH), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • Jean Marsh, English actress (Dark Places, Eagle has Landed), born in London

Sydney Pollack

Sydney Pollack, American director, actor and producer (Tootsie, Out of Africa), born in Lafayette, Indiana (d. 2008)

1934 Highlights

About July 1, 1934

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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