What Happened on November 27, 1934

Historical Events

Historic Event

Bank robber Baby Face Nelson and two FBI agents die in a shoot-out in Barrington, Illinois

Famous Birthdays

  • Ammo Baba, Iraqi-Assyrian footballer and coach, born in Baghdad, Iraq (d. 2009)
  • Lawrence Jenco, American Roman Catholic priest held hostage in Beirut, Lebanon, born in Joliet, Illinois (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

Baby Face NelsonBaby Face Nelson (1908-1934)

American bank robber and gangster who killed more FBI agents than any other criminal, shot by the FBI in a shoot out at 25

  • Herman Hollis, FBI agent, shot and killed by Baby Face Nelson
  • Sam Cowley, FBI agent, shot and killed by Baby Face Nelson
1934 Highlights

About November 27, 1934

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 2 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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