May 1934

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The following events occurred in May 1934:

May 1, 1934 (Tuesday)[edit]

May 2, 1934 (Wednesday)[edit]

  • Nazi Germany created a new high court, the People's Court (Volksgerichtshof), empowered to mete out death sentences for high treason.[4]

May 3, 1934 (Thursday)[edit]

May 4, 1934 (Friday)[edit]

May 5, 1934 (Saturday)[edit]

May 6, 1934 (Sunday)[edit]

May 7, 1934 (Monday)[edit]

May 8, 1934 (Tuesday)[edit]

  • Nazi Germany eased some restrictions on freedom of the press due to a heavy slump in sales of newspapers ever since they had all been forced to publish the same official reports of important public events.[13]
  • Actress Katharine Hepburn received a divorce in Mexico from her husband, Ludlow Ogden Smith.[14]

May 9, 1934 (Wednesday)[edit]

May 10, 1934 (Thursday)[edit]

May 11, 1934 (Friday)[edit]

  • The German secret police broke up a meeting of 1,000 anti-Nazi delegates to the Protestant synod of Brandenburg.[19]
  • Joseph Goebbels opened a campaign against "defeatists and critics" of the Nazi government. During his announcement he issued a "last warning" to the nation's Jews, saying they would have to "behave as guests."[19]

May 12, 1934 (Saturday)[edit]

  • Fist fights broke out at the University of Madrid between socialists and fascists shortly after a 48-hour general strike by students went into effect. Riot police moved in to break up the clashes.[20]

May 13, 1934 (Sunday)[edit]

May 14, 1934 (Monday)[edit]

May 15, 1934 (Tuesday)[edit]

May 16, 1934 (Wednesday)[edit]

May 17, 1934 (Thursday)[edit]

May 18, 1934 (Friday)[edit]

  • U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered a special message to congress calling for regulation of arms traffic. "The people of many countries are being taxed to the point of poverty and starvation in order to enable governments to engage in a mad race in armament which, if permitted to continue, may well result in war", Roosevelt declared. "This grave menace to the peace of the world is due in no small measure to the uncontrolled activities of the manufacturers and merchants of engines of destruction, and it must be met by the concerted action of the peoples of all nations."[26]
  • The horror film The Black Cat starring Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi was released.
  • Born: Dwayne Hickman, actor and television executive, in Los Angeles

May 19, 1934 (Saturday)[edit]

May 20, 1934 (Sunday)[edit]

  • Conrad of Parzham was canonized as a saint by Pope Pius XI. During the ceremony in the presence of 5,000 German pilgrims, the pope condemned the revival of paganism in Germany when he said, "The life of Conrad of Parzham is an admonition to all those who have wandered far from the truth and seek to restore and magnify with phrases the practices and customs of paganism, and who repudiate Christian doctrine which alone can recall them to virtue, civilization and the true processes."[27]

May 21, 1934 (Monday)[edit]

Bonnie and Clyde died , killed by 5 police men who shot them down in an ambush.

May 22, 1934 (Tuesday)[edit]

May 23, 1934 (Wednesday)[edit]

May 24, 1934 (Thursday)[edit]

May 25, 1934 (Friday)[edit]

May 26, 1934 (Saturday)[edit]

May 27, 1934 (Sunday)[edit]

  • The second FIFA World Cup football tournament opened in Italy.
  • Unknown assailants made an attempt on the life of the American ambassador to Cuba Jefferson Caffery, firing at the entrance to his home in Havana with sawed-off shotguns at the precise time that he usually came out. Caffery was not injured but a soldier standing guard was seriously wounded.[38]
  • Born: Harlan Ellison, writer, in Cleveland, Ohio

May 28, 1934 (Monday)[edit]

May 29, 1934 (Tuesday)[edit]

May 30, 1934 (Wednesday)[edit]

May 31, 1934 (Thursday)[edit]

  • The Barmen Declaration was signed by Christians in Nazi Germany who were opposed to the German Christian movement.[41]
  • U.S. Congress ratified the treaty with Cuba abrogating the Platt Amendment.[3]
  • Died: Lew Cody, 50, American actor (tuberculosis)

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  2. ^ Schultz, Sigrid (May 2, 1934). "Nazis Will Fight All Comers for Rights-Hitler". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 7. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Chronology 1934". indiana.edu. 2002. Retrieved June 29, 2015. 
  4. ^ Schultz, Sigrid (May 3, 1934). "Nazis to Punish Criticism with Death Penalty". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 3. 
  5. ^ "Bavarian Nazis Seize Catholic Youth Property". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 4, 1934. p. 18. 
  6. ^ "Desert Warrior Crushes Rival King in Arabia". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 4, 1934. p. 1. 
  7. ^ "Spain Returns Seized Farms to Royalists Today". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 4, 1934. p. 18. 
  8. ^ "Unchecked Fires Sweep Forests of No. Carolina". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 5, 1934. p. 11. 
  9. ^ "Cavalcade Wins Kentucky Derby; 55,000 See Race". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 6, 1934. p. 1. 
  10. ^ "Germany Begins Campaign to Win Back Rich Saar". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 7, 1934. p. 8. 
  11. ^ "Flames and Gas Kill 87 Men in German Mine". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 8, 1934. p. 8. 
  12. ^ "Insull Here Today; In Court". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 8, 1934. pp. 1–2. 
  13. ^ Schultz, Sigrid (May 9, 1934). "Germany Eases Restrictions of Freedom of the Press". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 16. 
  14. ^ "Miss Hepburn Wins Divorce; Free to Rewed". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 9, 1934. p. 5. 
  15. ^ "Heavy Dust Storm Covers State" Milwaukee Journal, 10. May 1934, pp 1 col 1 top
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  18. ^ "Britain Refuses to Aid Hitler's Drive to Rearm". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 11, 1934. p. 9. 
  19. ^ a b Schultz, Sigrid (May 12, 1934). "Hitler's Police Halt Rally of Church 'Rebels'". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 2. 
  20. ^ Ettlinger, Harold (May 13, 1934). "Students Strike in Spain; Battle Police in Siege". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 12. 
  21. ^ "Armistice Ends Saudi Arabian War with Yemen". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 14, 1934. p. 13. 
  22. ^ "High Quest Wins Preakness; Cavalcade Second". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 13, 1934. p. Part 2, p. 1. 
  23. ^ a b "Find Kidnaped Girl in Cave". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 15, 1934. p. 1. 
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  26. ^ Herrick, John (May 19, 1934). "Curb Arms Sale: Roosevelt". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 1. 
  27. ^ "Pope Condemns Nazi Paganism; Saints Doorman". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 21, 1934. p. 11. 
  28. ^ "Austria Frees 80 Socialists; Put on Parole". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 22, 1934. p. 12. 
  29. ^ ""Pope" of Tibet Visits Shanghai; 10 Yr. Exile Over". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 23, 1934. p. 25. 
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  34. ^ "6,000 Renew Toledo Rioting". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 25, 1934. p. 1. 
  35. ^ "Get Out! England Told as Senate Dies in Ireland". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 26, 1934. p. 6. 
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  38. ^ "Cuba Assassins Try to Kill U. S. Envoy Caffery". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 28, 1934. p. 5. 
  39. ^ "Kay Don, Racer, Guilty of Manslaughter". Chicago Daily Tribune. July 15, 1934. p. 8. 
  40. ^ "Roosevelt Sets Cuba Free". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 30, 1934. p. 1. 
  41. ^ Brown, Robert McAfee (1986). Saying Yes and Saying No: On Rendering to God and Caesar. Philadelphia: Westminster Press. p. 19. ISBN 9780664246952.