On This Day

July 4, 1934 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

Historic Invention

Hungarian physicist Leo Szilard patents the chain-reaction design for the atomic bomb

  • Jordanians revolt in Amsterdam after reduction in employment

Deaths in History

  • Hayyim Nahman Bialik, Jewish poet, dies at 61

Marie Curie

Marie Curie, Polish-French scientist who discovered radium and the 1st woman to win a Nobel Prize (1903, 1911), dies at 66

1934 in History