What Happened in March 1935

Historical Events

  • 3rd Dutch Revolutionary Socialist Worker's party (RSAP), forms
  • 5th 1st premature baby health law in US (Chicago)
  • 6th Frank Bartell (Czech), cycles record 80.584 mph in LA
  • 7th Saar incorporated into Germany

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9th Adolf Hitler announces the creation of a new air force.

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 11th Bank of Canada first opens on Wellington Street, Ottawa

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11th Hermann Goering officially creates German Air Force, the Luftwaffe

Nazi Politician Hermann Goering
Nazi Politician
Hermann Goering
  • 12th England establishes 30 MPH speed limit for towns & villages
  • 13th Driving tests introduced in Great Britain
  • 14th 36-Folsom becomes 1st line to use 1-man streetcars
  • 15th George Headley completes 270 in cricket v England at Kingston
  • 16th Adolf Hitler orders German rearmament in violation of The Treaty of Versailles
  • 17th KSO-AM in Des Moines Iowa call sign is given to KWCR
  • 21st Jean Anouilh's "Y avait un presonnier" premieres in Paris
  • 21st Persia is officially renamed Iran
  • 22nd Blood tests authorized as evidence in court cases (NY)
  • 24th Major Bowes' Original Amateur Hour goes national on NBC Radio Network
  • 25th 1st Belgium government of Van Zealand resigns
  • 26th RJ Mitchell & Mjr Sorley discuss armament of Supermarine Spitfire

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28th Robert Goddard uses gyroscopes to control a rocket

Rocket Pioneer Robert H. Goddard
Rocket Pioneer
Robert H. Goddard
  • 29th 94th Grand National: Mr. Frank Furlong aboard Reynoldstown wins
  • 30th Newfoundland changes time to 3½ hrs W of Greenwich, repeats 44 sec
  • 31st Fusahige Suzuki runs world record marathon (2:27:49)

Famous Birthdays

  • 1st Judith Rossner, author (Looking for Mr Goodbar)
  • 1st Robert Conrad, [Conrad R Falk], actor (Wild Wild West), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 2nd Al Waxman, actor (Cagney & Lacey, Meatballs 3, Spasms), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 3rd Zhelyu Zhelev, Veselinovo, Shumen Province, Bulgarian President (1990-97)
  • 4th Nancy Whiskey, Scottish folk singer (d. 2003)
  • 5th Malcolm J Anderson, tennis champ (US Open-1957)
  • 5th Philip K Chapman, Australian astronaut (Apollo 14 support), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 6th Ronnie Delaney, Ireland, 1500m runner (Olympic-gold-1956)
  • 6th Ron Delany, Irish athlete
  • 6th Derek Kevan, Ripon, England, footballer (14 caps), (d. 2013)
  • 9th Sister Bernard Ncube, South African nun
  • 9th Andrew Viterbi, American telecommunications scientist and businessman
  • 10th Graham Farmer, Australian rules footballer
  • 10th Ivan Calin, Ribneta, Moldova, President and Prime Minister 1980-1990 (d. 2012)
  • 11th Sandra Milo, Italian actress
  • 12th Helga Pilarczyk, German soprano (Salome, Lulu)
  • 12th John Gross, author (Age of Kipling, Dickens & 20th Century)
  • 12th John Doherty, English footballer (d. 2007)
  • 13th Don Nute, Connellsville Penn (Denver University), actor
  • 13th Joseph Mascolo, American actor
  • 13th Leslie Parrish, American actress
  • 13th Michael Walzer, American philosopher
  • 13th David Nobbs, English comedic writer (The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin), born in Petts Wood, Kent (d. 2015)
  • 14th Jo van den Booren, composer
  • 15th Jimmy Lee Swaggart, evangelist
  • 15th Judd Hirsch, actor (Alex-Taxi, Dear John, Ordinary People), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 16th Teresa Berganza, Spanish soprano
  • 17th Adam Wade, singer (Tony Orlando & Dawn), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 18th Ole Barndorff-Nielsen, Danish mathematician
  • 19th Burt Metcalfe, Saskatchewan Canada, actor/dir (Father of the Bride)
  • 19th Phyllis Newman, actress (Coming of Age, TW3), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 19th Renee Taylor, actress (Jack Paar Show, Mary Hartman, Nanny), born in NYC, New York
  • 20th Ted Bessell, American actor (d. 1996)
  • 21st Brian Clough, soccer manager
  • 21st Hubert Fichte, writer
  • 22nd M[ichael] Emmet Walsh, Ogdensburg NY, actor (Wildcats, War Party)
  • 23rd Barry Cryer, comedian/writer (Goodies Rule-OK, All You Need is Cash)
  • 23rd Desmond Pitcher, CEO (Merseyside Development Corporation)
  • 24th Peter Bichsel, writer
  • 25th Susan Engel, actress (Ascendancy), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 25th Flash Elorde, Filipino boxer
  • 26th Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestine National Authority
  • 27th Earl of Suffolk & Berkshire
  • 27th Julian Glover, actor (QED, Heat & Dust, Mandela), born in London, England
  • 27th Abelardo Castillo, Argentine writer
  • 27th Fr. Stanley Rother, Roman Catholic Priest, Martyr and Missionary to Guatemala (d. 1981)
  • 28th Michael Parkinson, English broadcaster and talkshow host (Parkinson), born in Cudworth, West Riding
  • 29th Ruby Murray, Irish pop singer (Softly Softly)
  • 30th Alan Jackson, CEO (BTR)
  • 30th Gordon Mumma, composer
  • 30th John Charles Eaton, composer
  • 30th Karl Berger, German musicologist and musician
  • 31st Herb Alpert, bandleader/trumpeteer (Tijuana Brass)/CEO (A & M)
  • 31st Judith Rossner, US, writer (August)

Famous Deaths

  • 3rd Neville Knox, cricketer (bowled in 2 Tests for England 1907), dies
  • 6th Fridolf Rhudin Swedish actor and comedian (b. 1895)

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6th Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr, American jurist, dies of pneumonia at 93

  • 10th Barend Barendse, actor/director (Broken Lives), dies at 82
  • 16th John J R Macleod, Scot/Canadian physiologist (Nobel 1923), dies at 58
  • 16th Aron Nimzowitsch, Latvian-born chess player (b. 1886)
  • 23rd Florence Moore, American actress (b. 1886)
  • 30th Romanos Hovakimi Melik'yan, composer, dies at 51