On This Day

What Happened on July 3, 1934

Historical Events

  • FDIC pays off 1st insured depositors, Fon du Lac Bank, East Peoria, Illinois

Famous Birthdays

  • Manfred Bieler, German writer (The Rabbit is Me), born in Zerbst, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany (d. 2002)
  • Roger Christian, American radio personality and lyricist ("Don’t Worry Baby"; "Little Deuce Coupe"; "The Little Old Lady From Pasadena"), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1991)

Famous Deaths

  • Henry, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Prince consort of Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands (1901-34), dies at 58
1934 Highlights

About July 3, 1934

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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