On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1934

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 118°F (48°C), Orofino, Idaho (state record)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacques d'Amboise, Dedham Mass, ballet dancer (NYC Ballet Company)
  • Norman D Shumway, (Rep-R-California, 1979- )

Famous Deaths

  • Louis Tancred, cricketer (fourteen Tests batting for South Africa 1905-14), dies

Person of interestMarie Dressler

Marie Dressler, Canadian-American actress (Dinner at 8, Anna Christie), dies at 65 of cancer