On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1934

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacques d'Amboise, American ballet dancer, and choreographer (NYC Ballet Company, 1949-84), actor (Seven Brides For Seven Brothers), and educator (founded National Dance Institute, 1976), born in Dedham Massachusetts (d. 2021) [1]
  • Norman D Shumway, American politician (Rep-R-California, 1979-91), born in Phoeniz, Arizona
  • Ron Flowers, English soccer midfielder (49 caps; Wolverhampton Wanderers 467 games), born in Doncaster, England (d. 2021)

Famous Deaths

  • Louis Tancred, South African cricketer (fourteen Tests batting for South Africa 1905-14), dies at 57

Marie Dressler

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


1934 Highlights

About July 28, 1934

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 5 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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