On This Day

What Happened on June 26, 1934

Historical Events


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FDR signs Federal Credit Union Act, establishing Credit Unions

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

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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

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Grusin, American jazz pianist and composer specializing in film scores (The Milagro Beanfield War), born in Littleton, Colorado
  • Jeremy Wolfenden, British journalist and spy, born in England (d. 1965)
  • John V Tunney, American politician (Rep/Sen-D-California), born in NYC, New York (d. 2018)
  • Josef Sommer, German-American actor (Witness, Target, Iceman, Forced March), born in Greifswald, Germany
  • Luís Filipe Pires, Portuguese composer, born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 2015)
1934 Highlights

About June 26, 1934

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 86 years and 7 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer