What Happened in July 1935

Historical Events

  • Jul 1 Algemeen Nederlands Persbureau (ANP, General Dutch Press Agency) forms in Amsterdam
  • Jul 2 Great Britain boxing team beat US team in 1st international Golden Gloves
  • Jul 5 1st "Hawaii Calls" radio program is broadcast
  • Jul 5 1st time brothers on opposing teams hit HRs, Tony & Al Cuccunello
  • Jul 5 Chicago Cubs are 10½ games back in NL, & go on to win the pennant

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 5 FDR signs National Labor Relations Act

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Jul 5 55th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Fred Perry beats G von Cramm (6-2 6-4 6-4)
  • Jul 6 48th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Helen Moody beats H Jacobs (6-3 3-6 7-5)
  • Jul 6 Rotterdam architect A van de Steurs Museum Boymans opens
  • Jul 8 3rd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-1 at Municipal Stadium, Cleve
  • Jul 12 Belgium recognizes Soviet Union
  • Jul 13 Richard Strauss resigns as chairman of Reichskulturkammer
  • Jul 13 US-Russian commerce treaty takes effect
  • Jul 16 1st automatic parking meter in US installed (Oklahoma City, Ok)
  • Jul 17 Variety's famous headline "Sticks Nix Hick Pix"
  • Jul 18 Amsterdam city council accept city growth plan through the year 2000
  • Jul 20 1st broadcast of "Gang Busters" on NBC-radio
  • Jul 20 Switzerland: A Royal Dutch Airlines plane en route from Milan to Frankfurt crashes into a Swiss mountain, killing thirteen.
  • Jul 22 Lester Walton appointed US minister to Liberia
  • Jul 24 1st greetings telegram sent in Britain
  • Jul 24 The world's first children's railway opens in Tbilisi, USSR.
  • Jul 27 Floods at Yangtzee Jiang & Hoangh, kills 200,000
  • Jul 28 29th Tour de France won by Romain Maes of Belgium
  • Jul 30 1st Penguin book is published, starting the paperback revolution
  • Jul 31 3rd Dutch government of Colijn sworn in

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 1 James Cotton, blues vocalist
  • Jul 2 Dick Dolman, economist/Dutch politician 2nd Chamber
  • Jul 2 Ed Bullins, playwright, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 2 Gilbert Kalish, pianist/professor (SUNY Stony Brook), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 3 Harrison H "Jack" Schmitt, Santa Rita NM, astronaut (Apollo 17)
  • Jul 3 John Swan, PM (Bermuda)
  • Jul 4 Paul Scoon, governor-general of Grenada (1978-92), (d. 2013)
  • Jul 5 Edward McInnes, German scholar
  • Jul 5 John Gilmore, American true crime author

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Jul 6 14th Dalai Lama, Tibetan spiritual leader of Tibet's Lamaistic Buddhists, born in Taktser, Qinghai, China

14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso
14th Dalai Lama
Tenzin Gyatso
  • Jul 8 John David Crow, football player (Heisman Trophy 1957)
  • Jul 8 Steve Lawrence, Bkln, singer/actor (Go Away Little Girl, Lonely Guy)
  • Jul 8 Vitali Ivanovich Sevastiyanov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 9, 18B)
  • Jul 9 Mercedes Sosa, [La Negra], Argentina, singer
  • Jul 9 Ronnie Burns, Evanston Ill, adopted son of George Burns
  • Jul 9 Willem Duisenberg, minister of Finance (PvdA)/pres (Nethche Bank)
  • Jul 10 Tura Satana, American actress
  • Jul 10 Wilson Whineray, All Black (1957-65), born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 2012)
  • Jul 11 Earlene Dennis Brown, Latero Tx, shot putter (Olympic-bronze-1960)
  • Jul 11 Oliver Napier, Northern Irish politician
  • Jul 11 Frederick Hemke, American saxophonist
  • Jul 12 Barrie Wilson, British religious scholar (How Jesus Became Christian), (d. 1995)
  • Jul 12 Chris Burger, cricketer (South African batsman v Australia 1957-58)
  • Jul 13 Jack F Kemp, (Rep-R-NY)/right-wing/US Secretary of Housing (1989-93)
  • Jul 15 Alex Karras, NFLer (Detroit Lions)/actor (George-Webster), born in Gary, Indiana (d. 2012)
  • Jul 15 Ken Kercheval, Wolcottville Ind, actor (Cliff Barnes-Dallas)
  • Jul 15 Donn Clendenon, baseball player (d. 2005)
  • Jul 16 Tom Rosenthal, publisher/British broadcaster
  • Jul 17 Donald Sutherland, St John New Brunswick, Canadian actor (M*A*S*H, Body Snatchers)
  • Jul 17 Diahann Carroll, actress (Julia, Claudine, Dominique-Dynasty), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jul 17 P D Q Bach, [Peter Schickele], Iowa, composer (5th of Beethoven)
  • Jul 18 Tenley Albright, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1952, 56), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jul 18 Jayendra Saraswathi, Hindu religious leader
  • Jul 19 Vasily Livanov, Russian and Soviet film actor
  • Jul 20 Lord Peter Palumbo, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire
  • Jul 20 Ted Rogers, comedian (Aladdin, Cinderella), born in London, England
  • Jul 21 Julian Pettifer, English TV-host
  • Jul 21 Kaye Stevens, Pitts, singer/comedienne (Jerry Lewis Show)
  • Jul 21 Norbert Blüm, German politician
  • Jul 21 Moe Drabowsky, baseball player (d. 2006)
  • Jul 22 Tom Cartwright, England cricket medium pacer (5 Tests 1964-65)
  • Jul 23 Cleveland Dunkin, rocker (Penguins)
  • Jul 23 Hein Heinsen, Danish artist
  • Jul 24 George Varnals, South African cricket batsman (England 1964-65)
  • Jul 24 Les Reed, songwriter ("It's Not Unusual)
  • Jul 24 Pat Oliphant, Australia, cartoonist (7 Pres: The Art of Oliphant)
  • Jul 24 Trevor Chinn, CEO (Lex)
  • Jul 25 Adnan Khashoggi, Saudi businessman/billionaire/arms dealer
  • Jul 25 Barbara Harris, [Sandra Mankwitz], actress (Plaza Suite, Family Plot)
  • Jul 25 Larry Sherry, American baseball player (d. 2006)
  • Jul 25 Lars Werner, Swedish communist leader
  • Jul 27 Billy McCullough, Northern Irish footballer
  • Jul 28 Simon Dee, British television broadcaster
  • Jul 29 Leonard Lee, rocker (Shirley & Lee)
  • Jul 29 Peter Schreier, Meissen Germany, tenor (Dresden State Opera 1961)
  • Jul 31 Geoffrey Lewis, actor (Earl-Flo, Gun Shy), born in Plainfield, New Jersey
  • Jul 31 Yvon Deschamps, French-Canadian author and humorist

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 2 Alfred Dreyfus, french colonel, dies
  • Jul 3 André Citroën, French automobile pioneer (b. 1878)
  • Jul 5 Daniel Plooy, Dutch new testament expert, dies at 58
  • Jul 12 Alfred Dreyfus, French officier (Dreyfus Affair), dies
  • Jul 15 Alfred Archer, cricketer (England batsman in one Test 1899), dies
  • Jul 15 Pieter WA Cort van de Linden, Dutch premier (1913-18), dies at 89
  • Jul 17 George William Russell, Irish nationalist, poet and artist (b. 1867)
  • Jul 26 Winsor McCay, American cartoonist (b. 1871)