What Happened in 1935 (Part 3)

Historical Events

Events 201 - 299 of 299

  • Sep 3 1st automobile to exceed 300 mph, Sir Malcolm Campbell (301.337 mph)
  • Sep 3 Andrew Varipapa sets bowling record of 2,652 points in 10 games
  • Sep 8 Willy de Supervise swims runs world record 200 m freestyle (2:25.2)
  • Sep 11 US captures Davis Cup for 7th straight year
  • Sep 12 Millionaire Howard Hughes flies his own designed plane at 352.46 mph
  • Sep 12 55th U.S. Men's National Championship: Wilmer Allison beats Sidney Wood (6-2, 6-2, 6-3)
  • Sep 13 Rockslide near Whirlpool Rapids Bridge ends the Great Gorge and International Railway.
  • Sep 15 Nuremberg Laws deprives German Jews of citizenship & makes swastika official symbol of Nazi Germany

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Sep 17 Manuel Luis Quezon y Molina chosen 2nd President of Philippines

2nd President of the Philippines Manuel L. Quezon
2nd President of the Philippines
Manuel L. Quezon
  • Sep 20 Pitts Crawfords beat NY Cubans to win Negro NL Championship, 3-0
  • Sep 22 Boston Braves lose NL record 110th game of year en route to 115
  • Sep 24 Earl Bascom and Weldon Bascom produce the first rodeo ever held outdoors under electric lights at Columbia, Mississippi
  • Sep 25 Maxwell Anderson's "Winterset" premieres in NYC
  • Sep 27 Chicago Cubs win 21st consecutive game & clinch NL pennant
  • Sep 29 5th Ryder Cup: US wins, 9-3 at Ridgewood Country Club (Ridgewood, New Jersey, US)
  • Sep 30 Gershwin's "Porgy & Bess" premieres in Boston

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Sep 30 The Hoover Dam, astride the border between the U.S. states of Arizona and Nevada, is dedicated by FDR

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
31st US President Herbert Hoover
31st US President
Herbert Hoover

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Oct 2 Mussolini's Italian army attacks Abyssinia (Ethiopia)

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • Oct 2 NY Hayden Planetarium, 4th in US, opens
  • Oct 3 Italy invades Ethiopia
  • Oct 6 Italian army occupies Adua Abyssinia
  • Oct 6 Market Street Railway, San Francisco, starts using trackless trolley coaches
  • Oct 7 Detroit Tigers beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 2 in 32nd World Series
  • Oct 7 Himmler/Hess/Heydrich inspect the concentration camp at Dachau
  • Oct 10 Coup under Gen Giorgios Kondylis in favor of Greek monarchy
  • Oct 10 George Gershwin's "Porgy & Bess" opens on Broadway NY
  • Oct 10 League of Nations denounces Italian invasion of Abyssinia
  • Oct 12 Cole Porters musical "Jubilee" premieres in NYC
  • Oct 15 NHL's St Louis Eagles fold
  • Oct 17 Pacific Association of AAU votes not to participate in Berlin Olympics

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Oct 19 Mao Zedong's army reaches Shanxi

Chinese Communist Revolutionary Mao Zedong
Chinese Communist Revolutionary
Mao Zedong
  • Oct 20 400,000 demonstrators against fascism in Madrid
  • Oct 20 Anti-fascist People's Front forms in Brussels

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Oct 20 Hank Greenberg is named AL MVP by the BBWAA, Wes Ferrell is runner-up

Baseball Player Hank Greenberg
Baseball Player
Hank Greenberg
  • Oct 20 Communist forces end their Long March at Yan'an, in Shaanxi, China, bringing Mao Zedong to prominence
  • Oct 21 Hank Greenberg selected AL MVP unanimously
  • Oct 22 18th PGA Championship: Johnny Revolta at Twin Hills CC Oklahoma City
  • Oct 22 Establishment of the rank of Marshal of the Soviet Union.
  • Oct 23 Gabby Hartnett selected NL MVP
  • Oct 23 Johnny Revolta wins PGA golf tournament
  • Oct 23 Dutch Schultz, Abe Landau, Otto Berman, and Bernard "Lulu" Rosencrantz are fatally shot at a saloon in Newark, New Jersey in what will become known as The Chophouse Massacre.

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Oct 23 Mackenzie King is elected as Prime Minister of Canada for the third time

10th Prime Minister of Canada Mackenzie King
10th Prime Minister of Canada
Mackenzie King
  • Oct 24 Italy invades Ethiopia [10/2]
  • Oct 24 Judge Landis fines ump George Moriarty, Cubs mgr Charlie Grimm & Chic players W English, B Jurges & B Herman for actions in World Series
  • Oct 25 Hurricane-produced floods kill 2,000 in Jeremie & Jacmel Haiti
  • Oct 27 SDAP & NVV launchs "Plan for Work" in Utrect Netherlands
  • Oct 28 Sidney Kingsley's "Dead End" premieres in NYC

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Nov 1 T. S. Eliot's play "Murder in the Cathedral" premieres in London

Poet, Author and Nobel Laureate T. S. Eliot
Poet, Author and Nobel Laureate
T. S. Eliot
  • Nov 3 George II returns to Greece & regains monarchy
  • Nov 3 Kitei Son runs world record marathon (2:26:42)
  • Nov 5 Maryland Court of Appeals orders University of Maryland to admit Donald Murray, a black man
  • Nov 5 Parker Brothers launches game of Monopoly
  • Nov 6 1st test flight of Hawker Hurricane fighter aircraft
  • Nov 7 23rd CFL Grey Cup: Winnipeg Winnipegs defeats Hamilton Tigers, 18-12

Film release premierFilm Premier

Nov 8 "Mutiny on the Bounty" directed by Frank Lloyd and starring Charles Laughton and Clark Gable premieres in New York (Best Production/Picture 1936)

  • Nov 9 Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) labor union forms
  • Nov 11 Explorer 2 balloon sets altitude record of 72,000 feet over SD
  • Nov 12 Egas Moniz performs the first modern brain surgery on the frontal lobes to treat mental disorders, at Santa Marta Hospital in Lisbon, Portugal
  • Nov 13 Anti-British riots in Egypt
  • Nov 14 FDR proclaims Philippine Islands a free commonwealth
  • Nov 14 Nazis deprive German Jews of their citizenship
  • Nov 15 Commonwealth of Philippines inaugurated
  • Nov 16 Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart's musical "Jumbo" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 21 First commercial crossing of Pacific by plane (China Clipper)
  • Nov 21 Jean Giraudoux' "La Guerre de Troie n'Aura" premieres in Paris
  • Nov 22 China Clipper (flying boat) took off from Alameda, California, carrying 100,000 pieces of mail on 1st trans-Pacific airmail flight
  • Nov 24 King George II returns to Greece after 12 years
  • Nov 24 The Senegalese Socialist Party holds its second congress.
  • Nov 25 International Institute for Social History (IISG) forms in Amsterdam
  • Nov 29 Michael Savage becomes 1st Labour premier of NZ

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Nov 29 Physicist Erwin Schrödinger publishes his famous thought experiment 'Schrödinger's cat', a paradox that illustrates the problem of the Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Erwin Schrödinger
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Erwin Schrödinger
  • Dec 1 Austria has world's 1st Day of Postage Stamp
  • Dec 4 1,200 at St Joseph's College (Philadelphia) enroll in anticommunism class
  • Dec 5 First commercial hydroponics operation established (Montebello, California)
  • Dec 5 National Council of Negro Women forms by Mary McLeod Bethune (NYC)
  • Dec 7 CFL Grey Cup: Winnipeg Blue Bombers beat Ham Tigers, 18-12 at Hamilton
  • Dec 8 The Japanese military police launches a violent suppression of the religious sect Oomoto, beginning with a crackdown on the sect's operational bases of Ayabe and Kameoka in Kyoto Prefecture and the arrest of its leader Onisaburo Deguchi.
  • Dec 9 Walter Liggett American newspaper editor and muckraker killed in gangland murder.
  • Dec 9 1st Heisman Trophy Award: Jay Berwanger, Chicago (HB)
  • Dec 10 As sell Jimmie Foxx to the Red Sox for $150,000
  • Dec 10 White Sox sell Al Simmons to the Tigers for $75,000

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Dec 10 Nobel Prize for Chemistry awarded to Irene Joliot-Curie (daughter of Marie Curie) and her husband Frédéric Joliot for the discovery of artificial radioactivity

Physicist/Chemist Irene Joliot-Curie
Irene Joliot-Curie
  • Dec 14 Test Cricket debut of "Chuck" Fleetwood-Smith v South Africa, Durban
  • Dec 15 Detroit Lions win NFL championship
  • Dec 15 Max Euwe becomes world champ chess beating Alexander Alekhine
  • Dec 17 First flight of the Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota) airplane.

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Dec 18 Bradman scores 117 in his 1st Shield cricket match for South Australia

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Dec 18 Edward Benes becomes president of Czechoslovakia
  • Dec 18 The Lanka Sama Samaja Party is founded in Ceylon.
  • Dec 20 Pope Pius XI publishes encyclical Ad Catholici Sacerdotii
  • Dec 22 Yaeko Iwasaki, student of D S Harada Roshi, 1st awakening in Kamakura
  • Dec 24 Bradman scores 233 in 191 mins, SA v Queensland, 28 fours 1 six
  • Dec 24 National Council of Negro Women forms

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Dec 26 Stalin views Dmitri Sjostakovitsj' opera "Lady Macbeth"

Soviet Union Premier Joseph Stalin
Soviet Union Premier
Joseph Stalin
  • Dec 28 W P A Federal Art Project Gallery opens in NYC
  • Dec 28 Pravda publishes a letter by Pavel Postyshev, who revives New Year tree tradition in the Soviet Union.
  • Dec 30 Italian bombers destroy Swedish Red Cross unit in Ethiopia
  • Dec 31 CPH becomes Dutch Communist Party
  • Dec 31 Charles Darrow patents Monopoly

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 622

  • Apr 23 Bunky Green, American musician
  • Apr 24 Louis Keith, physician (expert on multiple-births), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 25 April Ashley, English model
  • Apr 29 Len Weinrib, comedian (Spike Jones Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 29 Otto M Zykan, composer
  • May 1 Ann Robinson, American actress
  • May 2 Faisal II, King of Iraq (1939-58)/son of Ghasi I
  • May 2 Hussain ibn Talal, King of Jordan (1952- )
  • May 2 Lance LeGault, American actor, (d. 2012)
  • May 2 Luis Suárez Miramontes, Spanish footballer and manager
  • May 3 Donald P Hodel, Portland Ore, US Secretary of Interior (1985-89)
  • May 3 Ron Popeil, American inventor
  • May 5 Douglas Marland, West Sand Lake NY, soap opera writer (Gen Hospital)
  • May 7 Kevin O'Connor, actor (Bogie, Special Effects), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • May 7 Isobel Warren, Canadian author
  • May 8 Jack Charlton, soccer manager (Rep of Ireland)
  • May 8 Salome Jens, actress (From Here to Eternity), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • May 8 Viscount Falkland, British peer (Lib-Dem)
  • May 9 Nokie Edwards, Lahoma, Oklahoma, American guitarist (The Ventures)
  • May 10 Henry Fambrough, US singer (Spinners)
  • May 10 Larry Williams, rocker
  • May 11 Doug McClure, actor (Checkmate, Virginian, Roots), born in Glendale, California
  • May 11 Francisco Umbral, Spanish novelist (d. 2007)
  • May 12 Johnny Bucyk, Canadian ice hockey player
  • May 13 Nigel Butterley, composer
  • May 13 Yizhak Sadai, composer
  • May 13 Dominic Cossa, American baritone
  • May 15 Ted Dexter, cricketer (in Milan Superb England batsman of 60's)
  • May 15 Gordon Mills, British songwriter (Tom Jones - "Its not Unusual"), born in Madras, India (d. 1986)
  • May 17 Dennis Christopher George Potter, playwright (Karaoke, Midnight Movie)
  • May 17 Ivan Slone, world-famous watchmaker
  • May 19 David Hartman, Pawtucket RI, TV personality (Good Morning America)
  • May 19 Fritz Rudolf Fries, German writer, born in Bilbao, Spain (d. 2014)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

May 20 José Mujica, President of Uruguay (2010-2015), champion of the poor and former urban guerrilla with the Tupamaros, born in Montevideo

President of Uruguay José Mujica
President of Uruguay
José Mujica
  • May 21 Terry Lightfoot, clarinetist/bandleader (New Orleans Jazzmen)
  • May 22 Ron Piché, Quebec baseball player
  • May 23 Juliet Campbell, British ambassador (to Luxembourg)
  • May 23 Lord Grenfell, head of External affairs European office, world bank
  • May 24 Joan Micklin Silver, American director
  • May 25 Cookie Gilchrist, American football player
  • May 25 Victoria Shaw, Australian-born American actress (d. 1988)
  • May 26 Sheila Steafel, South African-born British actress
  • May 27 Elias Gistelinck, Flemish composer
  • May 27 Lee Meriwether, Miss America (Time Tunnel, Barnaby Jones), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 27 Ramsey Lewis, Chic, pop jazz artist (Hang on Sloopy)
  • May 28 Kenneth Kleinwort, English banker/multi-millionaire
  • May 29 André Brink, South African writer (Dry White Season), born in Vrede, Free State
  • May 29 Denis J Worrall, South African politician/leader (DP)
  • May 29 Martin Garrod, Commandant General (Royal Marines)
  • May 31 Bruce Bolton, cricketer (two Tests NZ v England 1959)
  • May 31 Jim Bolger, 35th Prime Minister of New Zealand
  • 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)
  • Jul 1 James Cotton, blues vocalist
  • Jul 2 Dick Dolman, economist/Dutch politician 2nd Chamber

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