Wednesday 23 May 1934
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Mother, directed by Vsevolod Pudovkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934
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- World Turtle Day
- Saint Desiderius
- Saint Guibert of Gemblours
- Saint Montana
- Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
- Discordianism: Day of Disunity
- Robert Moog: American businessman invented the Moog synthesizer (d. 2005).
- Malcolm Gill: deputy head (Bank for International Settlements).
- Wallace Carothers manufactures first nylon (polymeer 66).
- Texas and Louisiana state police shoot to death notorious criminals Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow near Sailes, Louisiana. The Barrow Gang was believed responsible for the deaths of 13 people, including nine police officers.
- The Auto-Lite Strike culminates in the ''Battle of Toledo'', a five-day melee between 1,300 troops of the Ohio National Guard and 6,000 picketers.
- Tomáš Masaryk is re-elected president of Czechoslovakia.
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