On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1934

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Outside Chicago's Biograph Theatre, "Public Enemy No. 1" John Dillinger is mortally wounded by FBI agents

FBI Agent Melvin Purvis
FBI Agent
Melvin Purvis

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestLouise Fletcher

Louise Fletcher, actress (One Flew over Cuckoo's Nest), born in Birmingham, Alabama


Famous Deaths


Person of interestJohn Dillinger

John Dillinger, Notorious American bank robber, shot dead at 31 by federal agents at the Biograph Theater in Chicago

Gangster John Dillinger
Gangster
John Dillinger