What Happened on June 6, 1935

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Mitchell, NFL running back/wide receiver (Browns, Redskins)
  • Grant Green, American jazz guitarist, born in St. Louis (d. 1979)
  • Jean Gattegno, translator/scholar
  • Misha Mengelberg, Dutch jazz pianist and composer (Reconstruction), born in Kiev, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (d. 2017)

Famous Deaths

  • Jacques Urlus, tenor (Opera of Leipzig, Song of the Earth), dies at 68
  • Julian Byng, British army officer (b. 1862)