On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1934

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Cobbs [Wilbert], American actor (Night at the Museum, The Color of Money), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Carl (Little Caesar) Burnett, vocalist (Little Caesar & the Romans)
  • Eileen Atkins, actress (Equus, Devil Within Her), born in London, England
  • Elvira Vinogradova, Russian TV persona
  • Janet Pilgrim, American early playmate model for Playboy (July 1955, Dec 1955, Oct 1956), born in Wheaton, Illinois (d. 2017)
  • Lord Patrick Beresforord, blood-stock agent
  • Lucia Dlugoszewski, Polish-American composer (Fire Fragile Flight), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2000)
  • William Forsyth Sharpe, American economist, Nobel laureate
1934 Highlights

About June 16, 1934

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini