June 1934 in history

June 1934 events chronologically

Jun 6 New Deal: the U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Securities Act of 1933 into law, establishing the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Jun 9 Donald Duck makes his debut in The Wise Little Hen
Jun 15 The U.S. Great Smoky Mountains National Park is founded
Jun 19 The Communications Act of 1934 establishes the United States' Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Jun 26 President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Federal Credit Union Act, which establishes credit unions
Jun 30 The Night of the Long Knives, Adolf Hitler's violent purge of his political rivals in Germany, takes place

Top 7 most famous people born in June 1934

Jun 1 Pat Boone an American singer, actor, and writer. He was a successful pop singer in the United States during the 1950s and early 1960s. He sold over 45 million albums, had 38 Top 40 hits and appeared in more than 12 Hollywood movies
Jun 5 Bill Moyers an American journalist and liberal political commentator. He served as White House Press Secretary in the Johnson administration from 1965 to 1967. He also worked as a network TV news commentator for ten years. Moyers has been extensively involved with public broadcasting, producing documentaries and news journal programs. He has won numerous awards and honorary degrees for his investigative journalism and civic activities. He has become well known as a trenchant critic of the U.S. media. Moyers is a former director of the powerful think tank The Council on Foreign Relations , and a member of the Bilderberg Group and since 1990 has been president of the Schumann Center for Media and Democracy
Jun 6 Albert II of Belgium reigned as King of the Belgians from 1993 until his abdication in 2013. He is a member of the royal house of Belgium; formerly this house was named Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. He is the uncle of the current reigning Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Henri
Jun 9 Jackie Wilson an American singer and performer. Known as "Mr. Excitement", Wilson was important in the transition of rhythm and blues into soul. He was considered a master showman, and one of the most dynamic and influential singers and performers in R&B and rock 'n' roll history. Gaining fame in his early years as a member of the R&B vocal group Billy Ward and His Dominoes, he went solo in 1957 and recorded over 50 hit singles that spanned R&B, pop, soul, doo-wop and easy listening.This included 16 R&B Top 10 Hits , including 6 R&B # 1's. On the Billboard Hot 100, he scored 14 Top 20 Pop Hits,6 of which made it into the Pop Top 10. During a 1975 benefit concert, he collapsed on stage from a heart attack and subsequently fell into a coma that persisted for nearly nine years until his death in 1984, at the age of 49. By this time, he had become one of the most influential artists of his generation
Jun 11 Henrik Prince Consort of Denmark the husband of Queen Margrethe Henrik married Margrethe, then heir presumptive to the Danish throne, at the Naval Church of Copenhagen on 10 June 1967. The couple have two sons, Crown Prince Frederik and Prince Joachim. Henrik became Prince Consort of Denmark when his wife succeeded her father, King Frederick IX, to the throne on 14 January 1972
Jun 16 William Forsyth Sharpe an American economist. He is the STANCO 25 Professor of Finance, Emeritus at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business, and the winner of the 1990 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences
Jun 28 Carl Levin an American politician who serves as the senior United States Senator from Michigan, serving since 1979. He is the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Armed Services, and is a member of the Democratic Party

Top 7 most famous people died in June 1934

Jun 10 Frederick Delius an English composer. Born in the north of England to a prosperous mercantile family, he resisted attempts to recruit him to commerce. He was sent to Florida in the United States in 1884 to manage an orange plantation. There he soon neglected his managerial duties, and in 1886 returned to Europe. Having been influenced by African-American music during his short stay in Florida, he began composing. After a brief period of formal musical study in Germany beginning in 1886, he embarked on a full-time career as a composer in Paris and then in nearby Grez-sur-Loing, where he and his wife Jelka lived for the rest of their lives, except during the First World War
Jun 11 Lev Vygotsky a Soviet psychologist, the founder of a theory of human cultural and bio-social development commonly referred to as cultural-historical psychology, and leader of the Vygotsky Circle.
Jun 25 Nathaniel Lord Britton an American botanist and taxonomist who co-founded the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx, New York.
Jun 30 Kurt von Schleicher a German general and the second to last Chancellor of Germany during the era of the Weimar Republic. An important player in the German Army's efforts to avoid the restrictions of the Treaty of Versailles, Schleicher rose to power as a close advisor to President Paul von Hindenburg. Seventeen months after his resignation, he was assassinated by order of his successor, Adolf Hitler, in the Night of the Long Knives
Jun 30 Gregor Strasser a German politician and prominent figure in the Nazi Party. He became a rival to Adolf Hitler, resigned from his political offices in late 1932, and was executed in 1934, during the "Night of the Long Knives"
Jun 30 Gustav Ritter von Kahr a German right-wing politician, active in the state of Bavaria. He was instrumental in the collapse and suppression of Adolf Hitler's Beer Hall Putsch in 1923, and for those actions was brutally murdered more than ten years later in the Night of the Long Knives
Jun 30 Fritz Gerlich a German journalist and historian, and one of the main journalistic resistors of Adolf Hitler. He was arrested and later killed at the Dachau concentration camp