What Happened on August 15, 1935

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Abby Dalton, actress (Joey Bishop Show), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jim Dale, Rothwell England, Broadway actor (Barnum, My One & Only)
  • Vernon Eulion Jordan Jr, civil rights activist (National Urban League)

Famous Deaths

  • Gerard Brucken Fock, composer, dies at 75
  • Wiley Post, aviation pioneer, killed in plane crash in Alaska at 36

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Will Rogers, humorist, killed in plane crash in Alaska at 55

Humorist Will Rogers
Will Rogers