What Happened in July 1935

Historical Events

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

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5th FDR signs National Labor Relations Act

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

Famous Birthdays

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

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6th 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
  • 8th John David Crow, football player (Heisman Trophy 1957)
  • 8th Steve Lawrence, Bkln, singer/actor (Go Away Little Girl, Lonely Guy)
  • 8th Vitali Ivanovich Sevastiyanov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 9, 18B)
  • 9th Mercedes Sosa, [La Negra], Argentina, singer
  • 9th Ronnie Burns, Evanston Ill, adopted son of George Burns
  • 9th Willem Duisenberg, minister of Finance (PvdA)/pres (Nethche Bank)
  • 10th Tura Satana, American actress
  • 10th Wilson Whineray, All Black (1957-65), born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 2012)
  • 11th Earlene Dennis Brown, Latero Tx, shot putter (Olympic-bronze-1960)
  • 11th Oliver Napier, Northern Irish politician
  • 11th Frederick Hemke, American saxophonist
  • 12th Barrie Wilson, British religious scholar (How Jesus Became Christian), (d. 1995)
  • 12th Chris Burger, cricketer (South African batsman v Australia 1957-58)
  • 13th Jack F Kemp, (Rep-R-NY)/right-wing/US Secretary of Housing (1989-93)
  • 15th Alex Karras, NFLer (Detroit Lions)/actor (George-Webster), born in Gary, Indiana (d. 2012)
  • 15th Ken Kercheval, Wolcottville Ind, actor (Cliff Barnes-Dallas)
  • 15th Donn Clendenon, baseball player (d. 2005)
  • 16th Tom Rosenthal, publisher/British broadcaster
  • 17th Donald Sutherland, St John New Brunswick, Canadian actor (M*A*S*H, Body Snatchers)
  • 17th Diahann Carroll, actress (Julia, Claudine, Dominique-Dynasty), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 17th P D Q Bach, [Peter Schickele], Iowa, composer (5th of Beethoven)
  • 18th Tenley Albright, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1952, 56), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 18th Jayendra Saraswathi, Hindu religious leader
  • 19th Vasily Livanov, Russian and Soviet film actor
  • 20th Lord Peter Palumbo, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire
  • 20th Ted Rogers, comedian (Aladdin, Cinderella), born in London, England
  • 21st Julian Pettifer, English TV-host
  • 21st Kaye Stevens, Pitts, singer/comedienne (Jerry Lewis Show)
  • 21st Norbert Blüm, German politician
  • 21st Moe Drabowsky, baseball player (d. 2006)
  • 22nd Tom Cartwright, England cricket medium pacer (5 Tests 1964-65)
  • 23rd Cleveland Dunkin, rocker (Penguins)
  • 23rd Hein Heinsen, Danish artist
  • 24th George Varnals, South African cricket batsman (England 1964-65)
  • 24th Les Reed, songwriter ("It's Not Unusual)
  • 24th Pat Oliphant, Australia, cartoonist (7 Pres: The Art of Oliphant)
  • 24th Trevor Chinn, CEO (Lex)
  • 25th Adnan Khashoggi, Saudi businessman/billionaire/arms dealer
  • 25th Barbara Harris, [Sandra Mankwitz], actress (Plaza Suite, Family Plot)
  • 25th Larry Sherry, American baseball player (d. 2006)
  • 25th Lars Werner, Swedish communist leader
  • 27th Billy McCullough, Northern Irish footballer
  • 28th Simon Dee, British television broadcaster
  • 29th Leonard Lee, rocker (Shirley & Lee)
  • 29th Peter Schreier, Meissen Germany, tenor (Dresden State Opera 1961)
  • 31st Geoffrey Lewis, actor (Earl-Flo, Gun Shy), born in Plainfield, New Jersey
  • 31st Yvon Deschamps, French-Canadian author and humorist

Famous Deaths

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