Historical Events in April 1935

  • Apr 1 1st radio tube made of metal announced, Schenectady, NY
  • Apr 2 Mary Hirsch, becomes 1st woman licensed as a horse trainer

1stHistoric Invention

Apr 2 Sir Robert Watson-Watt patents RADAR

Physicist and radar pioneer Robert Watson-Watt
Physicist and radar pioneer
Robert Watson-Watt
  • Apr 3 Yasuo Ikenada runs world record marathon (2:26:44)
  • Apr 5 Croatian Farmers Party wins Yugoslavian election
  • Apr 6 H Levitt sinks 499 basketball free throws, misses & sinks 371 more
  • Apr 8 2nd Masters Golf Tournament: Gene Sarazen wins, shooting a 282
  • Apr 8 Bartoks 5th String quartet premieres in Washington, D.C.
  • Apr 8 Works Progress Administration approved by Congress
  • Apr 9 Stanley Cup: Montreal Maroons sweep Toronto Maple Leafs in 3 games
  • Apr 10 Vaughan Williams' 4th Symphony premieres in London
  • Apr 12 Germany prohibits publishing "not-Arian" writers
  • Apr 12 Royal Proclamation sets design of Canada's new Jubilee Silver Dollar
  • Apr 12 First flight of the Bristol Blenheim.
  • Apr 14 Black Sunday: Severe sandstorm ravages the US Midwest, creating the "Dust Bowl"
  • Apr 16 1st radio broadcast of "Fibber McGee & Molly"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 16 Babe Ruth's 1st NL game, for Boston Braves, included a HR

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Apr 17 Provincial-National elections (Musserts NSB achieves 7.9%/44 chairs)
  • Apr 18 Gen Sarazen's double eagle on 15th, wins him his 2nd Masters
  • Apr 18 Netherlands election (Musserts NSB wins 8% of vote)
  • Apr 19 39th Boston Marathon won by John A Kelley of Mass in 2:32:07.4
  • Apr 20 "Your Hit Parade" begins broadcasting (becomes #1 quickly)
  • Apr 21 King Boris of Bulgaria forbids all political parties
  • Apr 23 Polish Constitution of 1935 is adopted.
  • Apr 26 Frank Boucher is given NHL's Lady Byng Trophy for sportsmanship permanently for winning it 7 of 11 years
  • Apr 27 Brussels World Exposition opens
  • Apr 27 Yanks pull a 1st inning triple-play & beat Philadelphia A's 9-8
  • Apr 28 Moscow underground railway opens (81 km long)
  • Apr 30 World Congress for Women's Rights concludes in Istanbul