On This Day

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)
1934 Highlights

About June 4, 1934

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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