What Happened on July 16, 1934

Famous Birthdays

  • Denise LaSalle [Ora Denise Allen], American blues and R&B singer recognized as the "Queen of the Blues" (Trapped by a Thing Called Love), born in Leflore County, Mississippi (d. 2018)
  • Donald Payne, New Jersey Congressman (1989-2012), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2012)
  • George Perles, American football coach (Michigan State University 1983-94; Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2020)
Born in 1934

Famous Deaths

  • Alaska P. Davidson, America's first female FBI agent, dies at 66
1934 Highlights

About July 16, 1934

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 8 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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