Historical Events for Year 1935

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Events 1 - 150 of 299

Jan 1st - Associated Press inaugurates Wirephoto
Jan 1st - Eastern Airlines hires Eddie Rickenbacker as GM
Jan 1st - President Mustapha Kemal Pasha names himself "Ataturk: Father of Turkey"
Jan 1st - 21st Rose Bowl: Alabama beats Stanford, 29-13
Jan 1st - 1st Sugar Bowl: Tulane beats Temple, 20-14
Jan 1st - 1st Orange Bowl: Bucknell beats Miami (FL), 26-0
Jan 2nd - Bruno R Hauptmann trial begins for kidnap-murder of Lindbergh baby
Jan 4th - Bob Hope 1st heard on network radio as part of "The Intimate Revue"
Jan 4th - Ft Jefferson National Monument, Fla established
Jan 7th - Zoe Akins' "Old Maid" premieres in NYC
Jan 8th - Spectrophotometer patented, AC Hardy
Jan 11th - Amelia Earhart flies from Honolulu to Oakland Ca (non-stop, of course)
Jan 13th - Plebiscite in Saar indicates a desire (90.3%) to join Nazi Germany
Jan 14th - Iraq-Mediterranean oil pipeline goes into use
Jan 14th - 28th Women's Australian Championships: Dorothy Round Little beats Nancy Lyle (1-6, 6-1, 6-3)
Aviation Pioneer Amelia EarhartAviation Pioneer Amelia Earhart Jan 14th - 28th Men's Australian Championships: Jack Crawford beats Fred Perry (2-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4)
Jan 15th - 300 Dutch ice cream salesmen protest against Italian competition
Jan 15th - Clifford Odets' "Waiting for Lefty" premieres in NYC
Jan 19th - KLM begins flight path between Curacao & Aruba
Jan 19th - Coopers Inc. sells the world's first men's briefs in Chicago, calls it the "Jockey"
Jan 21st - 12.0" (30.5 cm) of rain falls, Quinault RS, Wash (state record)
Jan 21st - WFI-AM in Philadelphia Penn merges with WLIT as WFIL (now WEAZ)
Jan 21st - Wilderness Society incorporated in USA
Jan 24th - 1st canned beer, "Kruger Cream Ale," is sold by American company Kruger Brewing Co.
Jan 28th - Iceland becomes 1st western country to legalize abortion
Jan 30th - Ezra Pound meets Benito Mussolini, reads from a draft of "Cantos"
Poet Ezra PoundPoet Ezra Pound Feb 1st - 1st "March of Time" newsreel premieres at the Capitol
Feb 1st - James T Farrell finishes his "Studs Lonigan" trilogy
Feb 2nd - Leonarde Keeler first use of his polygraph machine on criminals later convicted of assault on its findings (Portage Wisc)
Feb 6th - "Monopoly" board game goes on sale for 1st time
Feb 6th - 1st election to allow women to vote in Turkey
Feb 9th - US female Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson
Feb 9th - US male Figure Skating championship won by Robin Lee
Feb 10th - 1st US streamlined electric RR engine begins service
Feb 10th - Pennsylvania RR begins passenger service on new electric locomotive
Feb 11th - -11°F (-24°C), Ifrane, Morocco (African record low)
Feb 11th - 1st US airplane flight with auto slung beneath fuselage, NY
Feb 12th - Great airship, USS Macon, crashes into Pacific Ocean
Feb 13th - 1st US surgical operation for relief of angina pectoris, Cleveland
Feb 13th - Bruno Hauptmann found guilty of kidnap & murder of Lindbergh infant. He proclaimed his innocence to the end.
Feb 19th - Clifford Odets' "Awake & Sing" premieres in NYC
Feb 20th - Dane Caroline Mikkelson is 1st woman in land on Antarctica
Feb 22nd - Airplanes are no longer permitted to fly over the White House
Nazi Politician Hermann GoeringNazi Politician Hermann Goering Feb 26th - German Luftwaffe is re-formed under Reichsmarshall Hermann Goering
Feb 26th - NY Yankees release Babe Ruth, he signs with Boston Braves
Feb 26th - RADAR-Radio Detection & Ranging 1st demonstrated (Robert Watson-Watt)
Feb 27th - 7th Academy Awards - "It Happened One Night", Clark Gable & Claudette Colbert win
Feb 28th - Amsterdam Hotel of the Red Lion gets sidewalk permit
Feb 28th - Wallace Carothers manufactures 1st nylon polymer
Feb 28th - Ladby Ship is discovered within a Viking grave on the island of Funen in Denmark by amateur archaeologist Poul Helweg Mikkelsen
Mar 3rd - Dutch Revolutionary Socialist Worker's party (RSAP), forms
Mar 5th - 1st premature baby health law in US (Chicago)
Mar 6th - Frank Bartell (Czech), cycles record 80.584 mph in LA
Mar 7th - Saar incorporated into Germany
Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf HitlerDictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler Mar 9th - Adolf Hitler announces the creation of a new air force.
Mar 11th - Bank of Canada opens
Mar 11th - Hermann Goering officially creates German Air Force, the Luftwaffe
Mar 12th - England establishes 30 MPH speed limit for towns & villages
Mar 13th - Driving tests introduced in Great Britain
Mar 14th - 36-Folsom becomes 1st line to use 1-man streetcars
Mar 15th - George Headley completes 270 in cricket v England at Kingston
Mar 16th - Hitler orders German rearmament, violating Versailles Treaty
Mar 17th - KSO-AM in Des Moines Iowa call sign is given to KWCR
Mar 21st - Jean Anouilh's "Y avait un presonnier" premieres in Paris
Mar 21st - Persia officially renamed Iran
Mar 22nd - Blood tests authorized as evidence in court cases (NY)
Mar 24th - Major Bowes' Original Amateur Hour goes national on NBC Radio Network
Mar 25th - 1st Belgium government of Van Zealand resigns
Mar 26th - RJ Mitchell & Mjr Sorley discuss armament of Supermarine Spitfire
Rocket Pioneer Robert H. GoddardRocket Pioneer Robert H. Goddard Mar 28th - Robert Goddard uses gyroscopes to control a rocket
Mar 29th - 94th Grand National: Mr. Frank Furlong aboard Reynoldstown wins
Mar 30th - Newfoundland changes time to 3½ hrs W of Greenwich, repeats 44 sec
Mar 31st - Fusahige Suzuki runs world record marathon (2:27:49)
Apr 1st - 1st radio tube made of metal announced, Schenectady, NY
Apr 2nd - Mary Hirsch, becomes 1st woman licensed as a horse trainer
Apr 2nd - Sir Robert Watson-Watt patents RADAR
Apr 3rd - Yasuo Ikenada runs world record marathon (2:26:44)
Apr 5th - Croatian Farmers Party wins Yugoslavian election
Apr 6th - H Levitt sinks 499 basketball free throws, misses & sinks 371 more
Apr 8th - 2nd Masters Golf Tournament: Gene Sarazen wins, shooting a 282
Apr 8th - Bartoks 5th String quartet premieres in Wash DC
Apr 8th - Works Progress Administration approved by Congress
Apr 9th - Stanley Cup: Montreal Maroons sweep Toronto Maple Leafs in 3 games
Apr 10th - Vaughan Williams' 4th Symphony premieres in London
Apr 12th - Germany prohibits publishing "not-Arian" writers
Apr 12th - Royal Proclamation sets design of Canada's new Jubilee Silver Dollar
Apr 12th - First flight of the Bristol Blenheim.
Apr 14th - Black Sunday: The worst sandstorm ravages US midwest (creates the Dust Bowl)
Apr 16th - 1st radio broadcast of "Fibber McGee & Molly"
Baseball Legend Babe RuthBaseball Legend Babe Ruth Apr 16th - Babe Ruth's 1st NL game, for Boston Braves, included a HR
Apr 17th - Provincial-National elections (Musserts NSB achieves 7.9%/44 chairs)
Apr 18th - Gen Sarazen's double eagle on 15th, wins him his 2nd Masters
Apr 18th - Netherlands election (Musserts NSB wins 8% of vote)
Apr 19th - 39th Boston Marathon won by John A Kelley of Mass in 2:32:07.4
Apr 20th - "Your Hit Parade" begins broadcasting (becomes #1 quickly)
Apr 21st - King Boris of Bulgaria forbids all political parties
Apr 23rd - Polish Constitution of 1935 is adopted.
Apr 26th - Frank Boucher is given NHL's Lady Byng Trophy for sportsmanship permanently for winning it 7 of 11 years
Apr 27th - Brussels World Exposition opens
Apr 27th - Yanks pull a 1st inning triple-play & beat Phila A's 9-8
Apr 28th - Moscow underground railway opens (81 km long)
Apr 30th - World Congress for Women's Rights concludes in Istanbul
May 1st - Boulder Dam completed
May 1st - Canada's 1st silver dollar is circulated
May 4th - 61st Kentucky Derby: Willie Saunders aboard Omaha wins in 2:05
May 5th - Jesse Owens of US sets long jump record at 26' 8½"
May 6th - British King George & Queen Mary celebrate silver jubilee
May 6th - KTM-AM in Los Angeles California changes call letters to KEHE (now KABC)
May 6th - Pulitzer prize awarded to Audrey Wurdemann (Bright Ambush)
May 8th - Cin Red Ernie Lombardi doubles in 6th, 7th, 8th & 9th beat Phils 15-4
May 11th - 60th Preakness: Willie Saunders aboard Omaha wins in 1:58.4
May 14th - LA's Griffith Planetarium opens, 3rd in US
May 14th - Plebiscite in Philippines ratifies independence agreement
May 14th - Northamptonshire County Cricket Club gains (over Somerset at Taunton by 48 runs) what proved to be their last victory for 99 matches, a record in the County Championship. Their next Championship win was not until May 29, 1939.
May 15th - Pirates beat Phillies 20-5
May 15th - The Moscow Metro is opened to public.
May 18th - Harold Gimblett scores 123 in 80 mins on debut for Somerset
May 19th - NFL adopts an annual college draft to begin in 1936
May 23rd - 1st scheduled night game postponed due to rain (Cincinnati)
May 24th - 1st major league night baseball game, in Cincinnati (Reds 2, Phil 1)
May 25th - Babe Ruth hits his last 3 home runs, Boston Braves vs Pirates
May 25th - Track and field athlete Jesse Owens equals or breaks 6 world records in 45 minutes at Big Ten meet at Ferry Field in Ann Arbor US
32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt May 27th - Supreme Court declares FDR's Natl Recovery Act unconstitutional
May 29th - French liner Normandie begins its maiden voyage, arrived in NYC on June 3rd
May 29th - Hague local museum opens
May 30th - Babe Ruth's final game, goes hitless for Braves against Phillies
May 30th - Indianapolis 500: Kelly Petillo wins in 4:42:22.771 (170.977 km/h)
May 31st - Babe Ruth grounds out in his final at bat
May 31st - Quake kills 50,000 in Quetta Pakistan
Jun 1st - Driving test & license plates introduced in England
Jun 1st - Yanks set solo HR record with 6 beat Boston 7-2
Jun 2nd - Babe Ruth, 40, announces his retirement as a player
Jun 2nd - 40th Men's French Championships: Fred Perry beats Gottfried von Cramm (6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 6-3)
Jun 2nd - 40th Women's French Championships: Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling beats Simonne Mathieu (6-2, 6-1)
Jun 3rd - French liner Normandie sets Atlantic crossing record of 1,077 hours
Jun 3rd - One thousand unemployed Canadian workers board freight cars in Vancouver, British Columbia, beginning a protest trek to Ottawa, Ontario.
Jun 8th - 39th US Golf Open: Sam Parks Jr shoots a 299 at Oakmont CC PA
Jun 8th - 67th Belmont: Willie Saunders aboard Omaha wins in 2:30.6
Baseball Player Lou GehrigBaseball Player Lou Gehrig Jun 8th - Lou Gehrig collides with Carl Reynolds & leaves the game
Jun 9th - Ho-Umezu Agreement: the Republic of China, under KMT administration, recognizes Japanese occupations in Northeast China.
Jun 10th - Dr Robert Smith & William Wilson of Akron form Alcoholics Anonymous
Jun 11th - Inventor Edwin Armstrong gives the first public demonstration of FM broadcasting in the United States, at Alpine, New Jersey.
Jun 12th - Weapons pact ends 3 year war of Gran Chaco (Bolivia vs Paraguay)
Jun 12th - Senator Huey Long of Louisiana spoke continually for 15½ hours in Senate's longest speech on record (150,000 words)
Jun 13th - Hammond scores his 100th hundred, 116 for Gloucs v Somerset
Jun 13th - James J Braddock beats Max Baer in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
Jun 14th - Chaco War between Bolivia & Paraguay ends
Jun 16th - US Congress accepts FDR's "New Deal"
Jun 23rd - Anthony Eden offers Benito Mussolini a Somalian harbor
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe LouisBoxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis Jun 25th - Joe Louis defeats Primo Carnera at Yankee Stadium

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