What Happened in June 1934

Historical Events

  • Jun 1 AFC '34 soccer team forms in Alkmaar
  • Jun 2 39th Men's French Championships: Gottfried von Cramm beats Jack Crawford (6-4, 7-9, 3-6, 7-5, 6-3)
  • Jun 2 39th Women's French Championships: Margaret Scriven beats Helen Jacobs (7-5, 4-6, 6-1)

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Jun 3 Dr Frederick Banting, co-discoverer of insulin, is knighted

  • Jun 5 1st formal meeting of Baker Street Irregulars (NYC)
  • Jun 6 Securities & Exchange Commission established
  • Jun 6 Yankee Myrl Hoag hits 6 singles in one game
  • Jun 9 1st appearance of Donald Duck in a cartoon, "The Wise Little Hen"
  • Jun 9 38th US Golf Open: Olin Dutra shoots a 293 at Merion Cricket Club PA
  • Jun 9 66th Belmont: Wayne D Wright aboard Peace Chance wins in 2:29.2
  • Jun 10 FIFA World Cup Final: Angelo Schiavio scores the winner in extra time as Italy beats Czechoslovakia 2-1 in Rome, Italy
  • Jun 10 USSR & Romania re-establish diplomatic relations
  • Jun 11 Disarmament conference in Geneva fails
  • Jun 12 Black-McKeller Bill passes causes Bill Boeing empire to break up into Boeing United Aircraft [Technologies] & United Airlines

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Jun 14 Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini meet in Vienna

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Jun 14 Max Baer KO's Primo Carnera in 11 for HW box champ in Long Island City

  • Jun 14 WOQ-AM in Kansas City Missouri goes off the air
  • Jun 15 Great Smokey Mountains National Park dedicated
  • Jun 18 US Highway planning surveys nationwide authorized
  • Jun 19 Federal Communications Commission (FCC) created

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Jun 22 John Dillinger is informally named America's first Public Enemy Number One

Gangster John Dillinger
Gangster
John Dillinger
  • Jun 25 Hedley Verity takes 15 wickets v Australia (7-61 & 8-43)

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Jun 25 NY Yankee Lou Gehrig hits for the cycle beating White Sox 11-2

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig
  • Jun 25 Yank pitcher John Broaca ties record by striking out 5 times

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Jun 26 FDR signs Federal Credit Union Act, establishing Credit Unions

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Jun 26 Germany & Poland sign non-aggression treaty

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Jun 26 W.E.B. Du Bois resigns position at NAACP

Civil Rights Activist W.E.B. Du Bois
Civil Rights Activist
W.E.B. Du Bois
  • Jun 27 Federal Savings & Loan Association created
  • Jun 28 Hitler flies to Essen ( for Night of Long Knives)
  • Jun 29 British Open Golf, Royal St. George's GC: Henry Cotton of England wins wire-to-wire by 5 shots from South African Sid Brews
  • Jun 30 "Night of Long Knives" - Adolf Hitler stages a bloody purge of the Nazi party
  • Jun 30 French Equatorial Africa constituted a single administrative unit
  • Jun 30 NFL's Portsmouth Spartans become Detroit Lions

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 1 Charles "Pat" Boone, American singer, actor (April Love, Cross & Switchblade, No More Mr. Nice Guy) and TV personality (The Pat Boone Chevy Showroom), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Jun 1 Peter Masterson, actor (Ambush Bay), born in Houston, Texas
  • Jun 1 Willy Roggeman, Flemish writer (Goldfish, Nardis)
  • Jun 2 Johnny Carter, US singer (The Flamingos, The Dells), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2009)
  • Jun 3 Jim Gentile, MLB player, "Diamond Jim", born in San Francisco
  • Jun 3 Rolland D. McCune, American theologian
  • Jun 4 Seamus Elliott, Irish cyclist (d. 1971)
  • Jun 4 Carl Fredrik Reutersward, Swedish artist (knotted-gun sculpture), born in Stockholm (d. 2016)
  • Jun 5 Bill D Moyers, Hugo Oklahoma, news commentator (Bill Moyers' Journal)
  • Jun 5 F Curtis Michel, LaCrosse Wisconsin, astronaut
  • Jun 5 Gwen Swire, British social worker
  • Jun 6 Albert II, King of Belgium (1993-2013), born in Stuyvenberg Castle, Laeken, Brussels, Belgium
  • Jun 6 Roy Innis, American activist, leader of the Congress of Racial Equality, born in St. Croix, US Virgin Islands (d. 2017)
  • Jun 7 Philippe Entremont, French pianist and conductor (Vienna Chamber Orchestra), born in Reims, France
  • Jun 7 Samuel Lipman, American pianist and music critic, born in Los Gatos, California (d. 1994)
  • Jun 8 Millicent Martin, English actress (Alfie, Nothing but the Best), born in Romford, Essex
  • Jun 9 Donald Duck, famous fowl
  • Jun 9 Helga Haase, German FR, 500m speed skater (Olympic gold 1960)
  • Jun 9 Jackie Wilson, American soul singer-songwriter and performer (I Get the Sweetest Feeling), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1984)
  • Jun 9 Michael Mates, British politician (C) resigned during Asil Nadir scandal, born in Brentford, Middlesex
  • Jun 9 Paul Karolyi, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 2015)
  • Jun 9 Wild Jimmy Spruill, blues guitarist
  • Jun 10 Nicolas Roussakis, composer
  • Jun 10 Paul Gibson, British high court judge
  • Jun 11 Anthony Evans, British high court judge
  • Jun 11 Thornton James "Pookie" Hudson, American vocalist (The Spaniels- "Goodnite Sweetheart Goodnite"), born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 2007)
  • Jun 11 Henrik [Henri Marie Jean André de Laborde de Monpezat], Prince Consort of Denmark, born in Talence, Gironde, France (d. 2018)
  • Jun 12 John A. Alonzo, American cinematographer (pioneered handheld work, lighting techniques and HD video development), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 2001)
  • Jun 13 Lady Annabel Goldsmith, English socialite
  • Jun 16 Eileen Atkins, actress (Equus, Devil Within Her), born in London, England
  • Jun 16 Janet Pilgrim, playmate (July 1955, Dec 1955, Oct 1956)
  • Jun 16 Carl (Little Caesar) Burnett, vocalist (Little Caesar & the Romans)
  • Jun 16 Lord Patrick Beresforord, blood-stock agent
  • Jun 16 Lucia Dlugoszewski, composer
  • Jun 16 William Forsyth Sharpe, American economist, Nobel laureate
  • Jun 16 Elvira Vinogradova, Russian TV persona
  • Jun 16 Bill Cobbs [Wilbert], American actor (Night at the Museum, The Color of Money), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jun 18 Brian Kenny, deputy supreme allied commander (Europe)
  • Jun 18 Carl de Winter, sect-gen (Federation of British Artists)
  • Jun 18 Mitsuteru Yokoyama, Japanese manga artist (d. 2004)
  • Jun 19 Hammond Furlonge, cricketer (WI batsman in 3 Tests 1955-56)
  • Jun 19 Terence Clark, British diplomat
  • Jun 20 Brian Barder, British high commissar (Australia)
  • Jun 20 Cornel Taranu, composer
  • Jun 20 Wendy Craig, England, actress (Joseph Andrews)
  • Jun 20 Rossana Podestà, Italian actress (Helen of Troy), (d. 2013)
  • Jun 21 Wulf Kirsten, German writer, born in Klipphausen, Meissen
  • Jun 22 Arthur Miller, legal reporter
  • Jun 24 Bob Holthus, horse trainer
  • Jun 25 Willy Rodriguez, West Indian cricketer (occasional leg-spin bat for WI in 60's), born in St Clair, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Jun 26 John V Tunney, American politician (Rep/Sen-D-California), born in NYC, New York (d. 2018)
  • Jun 26 Josef Sommer, German-American actor (Witness, Target, Iceman, Forced March), born in Greifswald, Germany
  • Jun 26 Luís Filipe Pires, Portuguese composer, born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 2015)
  • Jun 26 Jeremy Wolfenden, British journalist and spy, born in England (d. 1965)
  • Jun 26 Dave Grusin, American composer and pianist, born in Littleton, Colorado
  • Jun 28 Carl M Levin, (Sen-D Michigan, 1979- )
  • Jun 28 Roy Gilchrist, cricketer (volatile WI fast bowler of late 50s)
  • Jun 29 Carl Levin, American attorney and politician (U. S. Senator from Michigan), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jun 29 Henning Kronstam, Danish dancer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1995)
  • Jun 30 Harry Blackstone Jr, magician (Blackstone Book of Magic & Illusion)

Famous Weddings


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Jun 24 Golfer Byron Nelson (22) weds Louise Shofner

Golfer Byron Nelson
Golfer
Byron Nelson

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 28 Novelist Kenneth Patchen (22) weds Miriam Patchen in nearby Sharon, Pennsylvania

Poet/Novelist Kenneth Patchen
Poet/Novelist
Kenneth Patchen

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 6 Julije Kempf, Croatian historian and writer (b. 1864)
  • Jun 6 Charles Francis Jenkins, American Inventor and early television pioneer (also invented the altimeter and automobile self-starter) dies at 66
  • Jun 8 Dorothy Dell [Goff], American child actress (Little Miss Marker, Wharf Angel), dies in a road accident at 19
  • Jun 10 Frederick Delius, British composer (A Mass of Life, Brigg Fair, In a Summer Garden), dies at 72
  • Jun 11 Lev Vygotsky, Russian psychologist (b. 1896)
  • Jun 15 Alfred Bruneau, composer, dies at 77
  • Jun 18 Francisco Lacerda, composer, dies at 65
  • Jun 21 Thorne Smith, American sci-fi author (Stray Lamb, Topper, Turnabout), dies at 42
  • Jun 27 Max Pallenberg, Austrian extempore farce actor (Morn to Midnight), husband of Operetta star Fritzi Massary, dies in air crash at 56
  • Jun 30 Ernst Rohm, German staff member, executed at 46
  • Jun 30 Gregor Strasser, German pharmacist/NSDAP-leader, murdered at 42
  • Jun 30 Karl Ernst, German SA-leader, murdered
  • Jun 30 Kurt von Schleiger, German chancellor (1932-33), murdered at 52
  • Jun 30 Gustav Ritter von Kahr, Prime Minister of Bavaria killed in the Night of the Long Knives murders (b. 1862)
  • Jun 30 Erich Klausener, Catholic politician killed in the Night of the Long Knives murders (b. 1885)