Monday 1 January 1934, NewYear’s Day
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alan Berg and Lakhdar Brahimi.
Sons of the Desert, directed by William A. Seiter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934
while Anthony Adverse by Hervey Allen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 January 1934 ?
- Alan Berg: American radio talk show host (Born 1934).
- Lakhdar Brahimi: Algerian politician Algerian Minister of Foreign Affairs.
- Jakob Wassermann: German-jewish novelist and biographer.
- Nazi Germany passes the ''Law for the Prevention of Genetically Diseased Offspring''.
- Alcatraz Island becomes a United States federal prison.
- International Telecommunication Union established.
- Federal Deposit Insurance Corp (US bank guarantor) effective.
- Alcatraz officially becomes a federal prison.
- Radio horror show Light's Out debuts on WENR Chicago.
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