On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1934

Historical Events

  • US Highway planning surveys nationwide authorized

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Kenny, British Army officer, deputy supreme allied commander (Europe), born in Aldershot, England (d. 2017)
  • Carl de Winter, sect-gen (Federation of British Artists)
  • Gladstone "Gladdy" Anderson, Jamaican ska and reggae session keyboard player, and band leader ("The Liquidator"), born in Jones Town, Jamaica (d. 2015)
  • Mitsuteru Yokoyama, Japanese manga artist (d. 2004)

Famous Deaths

  • Francisco Lacerda, Portuguese composer, dies at 65
1934 Highlights

About June 18, 1934

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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