On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1934

Historical Events

  • 1st formal meeting of Baker Street Irregulars (NYC)

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Moyers, American news commentator (Bill Moyers' Journal) and White House Press Secretary, born in Hugo, Oklahoma
  • Curt Michel, American astrophysicist and NASA astronaut, born in LaCrosse Wisconsin (d. 2015)
  • Gwen Swire, British social worker (BASW) (d. 1961)
  • Vilhjálmur Einarsson, Icelandic athlete (Olympic silver triple-jump 1956; Iceland's first ever Olympic medal), born in Reyðarfjörður, Iceland (d. 2019)
1934 Highlights

About June 5, 1934

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

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