On This Day

What Happened on June 26, 1934

Historical Events

Historic Event

FDR signs Federal Credit Union Act, establishing Credit Unions

  • Germany & Poland sign non-aggression treaty

Historic Event

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


Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Grusin, American jazz pianist and Academy and Grammy Award-winning composer specializing in film scores (The Milagro Beanfield War; Ishtar), born in Littleton, Colorado
  • Filipe Pires, Portuguese pianist, composer (Portugaliae Genesis), and educator, born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 2015)
  • 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
1934 Highlights

About June 26, 1934

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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