On This Day

What Happened on November 7, 1934

Historical Events

  • Arthur L. Mitchell, becomes first African American Democratic US congressman (Illinois)

Famous Birthdays

  • Stephen L. Neal, American politician (Rep-D-NC, 1975-95), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Actress Gloria Swanson (35) divorces Michael Farmer after 3 years of marriage


1934 Highlights

About November 7, 1934

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 86 years and 4 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio