On This Day

What Happened on March 3, 1934

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

John Dillinger breaks out of jail using a wooden pistol

Gangster John Dillinger
John Dillinger
FBI Agent Melvin Purvis
FBI Agent
Melvin Purvis

Famous Birthdays

  • Gia Scala, Italian actress (Angry Hills, Don't Go Near the Water)

Famous Deaths

  • Norman O'Neill, English composer, dies at 58
1934 Highlights

About March 3, 1934

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces