What Happened on June 4, 1934

Historical Events


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

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Fredrik Reutersward, Swedish artist (knotted-gun sculpture), born in Stockholm (d. 2016)
  • Seamus Elliott, Irish road bicycle racer (first English speaker to win stages in all Grand Tours), born in Dublin, Republic of Ireland (d. 1971)
  • William Elliott, American actor (Bridget Loves Bernie - "Otis"; Adam-12- "Officer Grant"), and jazz drummer, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1983)
Born in 1934
1934 Highlights

About June 4, 1934

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 11 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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