Sunday 1 April 1934
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Death Takes a Holiday, directed by Mitchell Leisen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934
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- Saint Waleric
- Saint Hugh of Grenoble
- Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
- India - Start of financial year.
- Canada - Beginning of government's fiscal year.
- Japan - The official start of school years in most universities and schools. Also, the official First Day of Work at companies and offices for new university graduates hires, marked by welcoming ceremonies and speeches.
- April 1 is known as April Fool's Day or All Fools' Day in many countries.
- Roman Empire - Veneralia celebrated to honor Venus.
- In San Marino, two Captains Regent, elected by Parliament, take office for six months.
- Last day of the Assyrian New Year Celebration
- Saint Jacoba
- International Day of the Birds.
- In England and Wales, local government reorganisations traditionally happen on April 1.
- Brielle celebrates victory of 1572 over Spaniards.
- Pigasus Award announcement.
- Don Hastings in Brooklyn: New Yorkm USA; actor (Captain Video, Bob - As the World Turns).
- Jim Brown: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Browns) (d. 2015).
- Don Hastings: American actor singer and screenwriter.
- Rod Kanehl: American baseball player and manager (d. 2004).
- Marie Patterson: English union leader.
- Vladimir Posner: French-American journalist and radio host
- Jim Ed Brown in Sparkman: Arkansas, USA; country singer ("Nashville on the Road").
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