What Happened in June 1935

Historical Events

  • Jun 1 Driving test & license plates introduced in England
  • Jun 1 Yanks set solo HR record with 6 beat Boston 7-2

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Jun 2 Babe Ruth, 40, announces his retirement as a player

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Jun 2 40th Men's French Championships: Fred Perry beats Gottfried von Cramm (6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 6-3)
  • Jun 2 40th Women's French Championships: Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling beats Simonne Mathieu (6-2, 6-1)
  • Jun 3 French liner SS Normandie sets Atlantic crossing record of four days, three hours and 14 minutes on her maiden voyage
  • Jun 3 One thousand unemployed Canadian workers board freight cars in Vancouver, British Columbia, beginning a protest trek to Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Jun 8 39th US Golf Open: Sam Parks Jr shoots a 299 at Oakmont CC PA
  • Jun 8 67th Belmont: Willie Saunders aboard Omaha wins in 2:30.6

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Jun 8 Lou Gehrig collides with Carl Reynolds & leaves the game

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig
  • Jun 9 Ho-Umezu Agreement: the Republic of China, under KMT administration, recognizes Japanese occupations in Northeast China.
  • Jun 10 Dr Robert Smith & William Wilson of Akron form Alcoholics Anonymous (date of Smith's last drink)
  • Jun 11 Inventor Edwin Armstrong gives the first public demonstration of FM broadcasting in the United States, at Alpine, New Jersey.
  • Jun 12 Weapons pact ends 3 year war of Gran Chaco (Bolivia vs Paraguay)
  • Jun 12 Senator Huey Long of Louisiana spoke continually for 15½ hours in Senate's longest speech on record (150,000 words)
  • Jun 13 Hammond scores his 100th hundred, 116 for Gloucs v Somerset
  • Jun 13 James J Braddock beats Max Baer in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
  • Jun 14 Chaco War between Bolivia & Paraguay ends

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Jun 16 US Congress accepts FDR's "New Deal"

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Jun 23 British PM Anthony Eden offers Benito Mussolini a Somalian harbor

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Jun 25 Joe Louis defeats Primo Carnera at Yankee Stadium

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis
  • Jun 26 Andrew Sandham's 100th FC hundred, 103 v Hants
  • Jun 26 Lloyd Waner sets record of 18 putouts in center in doubleheader
  • Jun 26 SDAP & CPH achieve majority in city council in Amsterdam
  • Jun 26 Work service for recent graduates becomes obligatory in Germany
  • Jun 27 Danno O'Mahoney beats Jim Londos in Boston, to become wrestling champ
  • Jun 28 Earl Averill's consecutive-game streak ends at 673
  • Jun 28 FDR orders a federal gold vault to be built at Fort Knox, Kentucky
  • Jun 28 70th British Golf Open: Alf Perry shoots a 283 at Muirfield
  • Jun 30 Danno O'Mahoney beats Ed George in Boston, to become wrestling champ
  • Jun 30 The Senegalese Socialist Party holds its first congress.

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 1 James George, US, weightlifter (Olympic-silver-1960/bronze-1956)
  • Jun 1 John Edward Porter, (Rep-R-IL, 1980- )
  • Jun 1 Reverend Ike [Frederick J. Eikerenkoetter II], American televangelist (Joy of Living), born in Ridgeland, South Carolina (d. 2009)
  • Jun 2 Carol Shields, American-born novelist (d. 2
  • Jun 2 Roger Brierley, English actor (d. 2005)
  • Jun 2 Dimitri Kitsikis, Greek turkologist
  • Jun 3 Raoul Franklin, chancellor (City University London)
  • Jun 3 Ted Curson [Theodore], Jazz Trumpeter, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2012)
  • Jun 4 Hendrikus C "Henk" Admiraal, Dutch actor (Rififi in Amsterdam)
  • Jun 5 Peter Schat, Dutch opera composer (Labyrint, Houdine, Symposion)
  • Jun 6 Bobby Mitchell, NFL running back/wide receiver (Browns, Redskins)
  • Jun 6 Jean Gattegno, translator/scholar
  • Jun 6 Misja Mengelberg, Dutch jazz pianist/composer (Reconstruction)
  • Jun 7 Harry Crews, US writer/actor (Indian Runner), (d. 2012)
  • Jun 7 Thomas Kailath, American engineer
  • Jun 9 Diana Van Der Vlis, actress (Lovespell, Girl in Black Stockings)
  • Jun 10 Tom Pendry, MP (Labour)
  • Jun 10 Elio Fiorucci, Italian fashion designer, born in Milan (d. 2015)
  • Jun 11 Sheikh Fazalur Rehman, cricketer (played 1 Test Pakistan v WI 1958)
  • Jun 12 Christoph Meckel, writer
  • Jun 12 Ian Craig, Australian cricketer (prodigious Australian bat of 50's), born in Yass, NSW (d. 2014)
  • Jun 13 Aleksandr Alekseyevich Kiselyov, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Jun 13 Christo [Javacheff], Bulgaria, artist, wrapper (Running Fence)
  • Jun 13 Jeanne-Claude Denat de Guillebonnt, French artist
  • Jun 13 Samak Sundaravej, Thai 25th Prime Minister (former)
  • Jun 14 Jan Nijland, cattle breeder/Dutch MP (CDA)
  • Jun 15 Belinda Lee, Devon England, actress (Who Done It, Runaway Bus)
  • Jun 15 Fernand Schokweiler, British judge
  • Jun 16 Jim Dine, pop artist (St John the Divine), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Jun 16 James Bolam, Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, English actor (When the Boat Comes In, The Beiderbecke Trilogy)
  • Jun 18 Hugh McColl, American banker
  • Jun 19 Tommy Devito, rock vocalist (Four Seasons-Sherry), born in Montclair, New Jersey
  • Jun 20 Anthony Pilkington, CEO (Pilkington Pic)
  • Jun 21 Francoise Sagan, [Quoirez], Cajarc France, novelist (Bonjour Trieste)
  • Jun 21 Monte Markham, Manatee Fla, actor (Second Hundred Years, Dallas)
  • Jun 22 V V Kumar, cricketer (useful Madras leggie who only played 2 Tests)
  • Jun 23 Maurice Ferre, former mayor of Miami
  • Jun 24 Pete Hamill, journalist (NY Post), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jun 24 Terry Riley, Colfax California, composer (Spectra)
  • Jun 25 Eddie Floyd, singer/composer (California Girl, Falcons), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • Jun 25 Kurt Schwertsik, composer
  • Jun 25 Wynand Breytenbach, South African under minister of Defense (1986- )
  • Jun 26 Douglas Peterson, (Rep-D-Florida)
  • Jun 27 Laurent Terzieff, actor (Head Over Heels, Milky Way), born in Paris, France
  • Jun 27 Eduard Pavlovich Kugno, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Jun 27 Ramon Zamora, Filipino martial arts actor (d. 2007)
  • Jun 28 John Inman, English actor (d. 2007)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 1 Alberto Cametti, composer, dies at 64
  • Jun 6 Jacques Urlus, tenor (Opera of Leipzig, Song of the Earth), dies at 68
  • Jun 6 Julian Byng, British army officer (b. 1862)
  • Jun 7 Ivan V Mitsjoerin, Russian botanist, dies
  • Jun 18 August Reusner, composer, dies at 64
  • Jun 22 Szymon Askenazy, Polish historian, diplomat and politician (b. 1866)

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Jun 24 Carlos Gardel, Argentine singer and the most prominent figure in the history of tango, dies in a plane crash at 44

  • Jun 27 Eugene Augustin Lauste, French inventor (b. 1857)
  • Jun 29 Jack O'Neill, American baseball player (b. 1873)
  • Jun 30 William Brockwell, cricket (British all-rounder in 7 Tests 1893-99), dies