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 (NYC Ballet Company), born in Dedham Massachusetts
  • Norman D Shumway, American politician (Rep-R-California, 1979-91), born in Phoeniz, Arizona

Famous Deaths

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

Person of interestMarie 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? 86 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo