On This Day

June 6, 1934 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Securities & Exchange Commission established

Birthdays in History

  • Albert II, King of Belgium (1993-2013), born in Stuyvenberg Castle, Laeken, Brussels, Belgium
  • Roy Innis, American activist, leader of the Congress of Racial Equality, born in St. Croix, US Virgin Islands (d. 2017)

Deaths in History

  • Charles Francis Jenkins, American Inventor and early television pioneer (also invented the altimeter and automobile self-starter) dies at 66
  • Julije Kempf, Croatian historian and writer (b. 1864)
1934 in History