1934 in the United States

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1934 in the United States
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Events from the year 1934 in the United States.

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Events[edit]

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July[edit]

  • July 1 – The world famous Brookfield Zoo opens in Brookfield, Illinois.
  • July 1 – The Hays Office censorship code for motion pictures goes into full effect in the United States.
  • July 17 – The North Dakota Supreme Court declares Lieutenant Governor Ole H. Olson the legitimate governor and tells William Langer to resign. Langer proceeds to declare North Dakota independent. He revokes the declaration after the Supreme Court justices meet him.
  • July 22 – Outside Chicago's Biograph Theatre, "Public Enemy No. 1" John Dillinger is mortally wounded by FBI agents.

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

  • October 22 – "Pretty Boy" Floyd is shot and killed by FBI agents near East Liverpool, Ohio.

November[edit]

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Undated[edit]

  • US Congress makes the Philippines a self-governing commonwealth and schedules independence for 1944. Sugar imports are reduced and immigration is limited to 50 Filipino people per year.

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

  • March 22 – Orrin Hatch, United States Senator from Utah since 1977.
  • May 6 – Richard Shelby, United States Senator from Alabama since 1987.
  • May 11 – Jim Jeffords, United States Senator from Vermont from 1989 till 2007.
  • May 24 – William Richard Ratchford, politician (died 2011)
  • June 26 – John V. Tunney, United States Senator from California from 1971 till 1977.
  • June 28 – Carl Levin, United States Senator from Michigan since 1979.
  • July 10 – Jerry Nelson, puppeteer with the Muppets, Sesame Street, Fraggle Rock (died 2012)
  • August 19 – David Durenberger, United States Senator from Minnesota from 1978 till 1995.
  • August 29 – David Pryor, United States Senator from Arkansas from 1979 till 1997.
  • October 20 – Charles S. Liebman, American-born Israeli political scientist and author on Jewish life and Israel (died 2003)
  • November 17 – Jim Inhofe, United States Senator from Oklahoma since 1994.

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