1935 in History

Events in History

Events 1 - 100 of 216

  • Jan 1 Associated Press inaugurates Wirephoto
  • Jan 1 Eastern Airlines hires Eddie Rickenbacker as GM
  • Jan 1 President Mustapha Kemal Pasha names himself "Ataturk: Father of Turkey"
  • Jan 2 Bruno Hauptmann trial begins for kidnap-murder of Charles Lindbergh's baby

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Jan 4 Bob Hope 1st heard on network radio as part of "The Intimate Revue"

Entertainer Bob Hope
Bob Hope
  • Jan 4 Ft Jefferson National Monument, Fla established
  • Jan 7 Zoe Akins' "Old Maid" premieres in NYC

AgreementAgreement of Interest

Jan 7 French Foreign minister Pierre Laval and Benito Mussolini sign the Franco-Italian Agreement

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • Jan 8 Spectrophotometer patented, AC Hardy

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Jan 11 Amelia Earhart flies from Honolulu to Oakland Ca (non-stop, of course)

Aviation Pioneer Amelia Earhart
Aviation Pioneer
Amelia Earhart
  • Jan 13 Plebiscite in Saar indicates a desire (90.3%) to join Nazi Germany
  • Jan 14 Iraq-Mediterranean oil pipeline goes into use
  • Jan 15 300 Dutch ice cream salesmen protest against Italian competition
  • Jan 15 Clifford Odets' "Waiting for Lefty" premieres in NYC
  • Jan 19 KLM begins flight path between Curacao & Aruba
  • Jan 19 Coopers Inc. sells the world's first men's briefs in Chicago, calls it the "Jockey"
  • Jan 21 12.0" (30.5 cm) of rain falls, Quinault RS, Wash (state record)
  • Jan 21 WFI-AM in Philadelphia Penn merges with WLIT as WFIL (now WEAZ)
  • Jan 21 Wilderness Society incorporated in USA
  • Jan 24 1st canned beer, "Kruger Cream Ale," is sold by American company Kruger Brewing Co.
  • Jan 28 Iceland becomes 1st western country to legalize abortion

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

Jan 30 Ezra Pound meets Benito Mussolini, reads from a draft of "Cantos"

  • Feb 1 1st "March of Time" newsreel premieres at the Capitol
  • Feb 1 James T Farrell finishes his "Studs Lonigan" trilogy
  • Feb 2 Leonarde Keeler first use of his polygraph machine on criminals later convicted of assault on its findings (Portage Wisc)
  • Feb 6 "Monopoly" board game goes on sale for 1st time
  • Feb 6 1st election to allow women to vote in Turkey
  • Feb 9 US female Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson
  • Feb 9 US male Figure Skating championship won by Robin Lee
  • Feb 10 1st US streamlined electric RR engine begins service
  • Feb 10 Pennsylvania RR begins passenger service on new electric locomotive
  • Feb 11 -11°F (-24°C), Ifrane, Morocco (African record low)
  • Feb 11 1st US airplane flight with auto slung beneath fuselage, NY
  • Feb 12 Great airship, USS Macon, crashes into Pacific Ocean
  • Feb 13 1st US surgical operation for relief of angina pectoris, Cleveland
  • Feb 13 Bruno Hauptmann found guilty of kidnap & murder of Lindbergh infant. He proclaimed his innocence to the end.
  • Feb 19 Clifford Odets' "Awake & Sing" premieres in NYC
  • Feb 20 Dane Caroline Mikkelson is 1st woman in land on Antarctica
  • Feb 22 Airplanes are no longer permitted to fly over the White House

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Feb 26 German Luftwaffe is re-formed under Reichsmarshall Hermann Goering

Nazi Politician Hermann Goering
Nazi Politician
Hermann Goering
  • Feb 26 RADAR-Radio Detection & Ranging 1st demonstrated (Robert Watson-Watt)
  • Feb 28 Amsterdam Hotel of the Red Lion gets sidewalk permit
  • Feb 28 Wallace Carothers manufactures 1st nylon polymer
  • Feb 28 Ladby Ship is discovered within a Viking grave on the island of Funen in Denmark by amateur archaeologist Poul Helweg Mikkelsen
  • Mar 3 Dutch Revolutionary Socialist Worker's party (RSAP), forms
  • Mar 5 1st premature baby health law in US (Chicago)
  • Mar 6 Frank Bartell (Czech), cycles record 80.584 mph in LA
  • Mar 7 Saar incorporated into Germany

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

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Mar 11 Bank of Canada first opens on Wellington Street, Ottawa
  • Mar 11 Hermann Goering officially creates German Air Force, the Luftwaffe
  • Mar 12 England establishes 30 MPH speed limit for towns & villages
  • Mar 13 Driving tests introduced in Great Britain
  • Mar 14 36-Folsom becomes 1st line to use 1-man streetcars
  • Mar 16 Adolf Hitler orders German rearmament in violation of The Treaty of Versailles
  • Mar 17 KSO-AM in Des Moines Iowa call sign is given to KWCR
  • Mar 21 Jean Anouilh's "Y avait un presonnier" premieres in Paris
  • Mar 21 Persia is officially renamed Iran
  • Mar 22 Blood tests authorized as evidence in court cases (NY)
  • Mar 25 1st Belgium government of Van Zealand resigns
  • Mar 26 RJ Mitchell & Mjr Sorley discuss armament of Supermarine Spitfire

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 28 Robert Goddard uses gyroscopes to control a rocket

Rocket Pioneer Robert H. Goddard
Rocket Pioneer
Robert H. Goddard
  • Mar 30 Newfoundland changes time to 3½ hrs W of Greenwich, repeats 44 sec
  • Apr 1 1st radio tube made of metal announced, Schenectady, NY
  • Apr 2 Sir Robert Watson-Watt patents RADAR
  • Apr 5 Croatian Farmers Party wins Yugoslavian election
  • Apr 8 Bartoks 5th String quartet premieres in Wash DC
  • Apr 8 Works Progress Administration approved by Congress
  • 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: The worst sandstorm ravages US midwest (creates the Dust Bowl)
  • Apr 16 1st radio broadcast of "Fibber McGee & Molly"
  • 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 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 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
  • May 1 Canada's 1st silver dollar is circulated

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May 6 British King George V & Queen Mary celebrate silver jubilee

King of the United Kingdom George V
King of the United Kingdom
George V
  • May 6 Pulitzer prize awarded to Audrey Wurdemann (Bright Ambush)
  • May 14 LA's Griffith Planetarium opens, 3rd in US
  • May 14 Plebiscite in Philippines ratifies independence agreement
  • May 15 The Moscow Metro is opened to public.
  • May 18 Harold Gimblett scores 123 in 80 mins on debut for Somerset
  • May 23 1st scheduled night game postponed due to rain (Cincinnati)

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May 27 Supreme Court declares FDR's National Recovery Act unconstitutional

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • May 29 French liner Normandie begins its maiden voyage, arrived in NYC on June 3rd
  • May 29 Hague local museum opens
  • May 31 7.7 magnitude earthquake hits Quetta in Balochistan, British Raj (Pakistan) killing approx 50,000
  • Jun 1 Driving test & license plates introduced in England
  • Jun 1 Yanks set solo HR record with 6 beat Boston 7-2
  • Jun 3 French liner SS Normandie sets Atlantic crossing record of four days, three hours and 14 minutes on her maiden voyage
  • Jun 3 One thousand unemployed Canadian workers board freight cars in Vancouver, British Columbia, beginning a protest trek to Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Jun 9 Ho-Umezu Agreement: the Republic of China, under KMT administration, recognizes Japanese occupations in Northeast China.

Birthdays in History

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 264

  • Jan 1 Valentin Nikolaevich N Benderov, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Jan 1 B. Kliban, American cartoonist (d. 1990)
  • Jan 4 Kenneth Money, Canada, astronaut (STS 42-alt)
  • Jan 5 Nancy L Johnson, (Rep-R-CT, 1983- )
  • Jan 6 Margarita Gomez-Acebo y Cejuela, Tsaritsa of Bulgaria
  • Jan 7 Valeri Nikolayevich Kubasov, cosmonaut (Soyuz 6, 19, 36/35), (d. 2014)
  • Jan 8 Jesse Garon Presley, stillborn twin brother of Elvis
  • Jan 9 Earl G. Graves, Sr., African-American Publisher
  • Jan 9 Brian Harradine, Australian independent Senator
  • Jan 12 "Amazing" Kreskin, mentalist/telepath, born in Montclair, New Jersey
  • Jan 13 Mauro Forghieri, Italian automotive & mechanical engineer (Scuderia Ferrari)
  • Jan 14 Lucille Wheeler, Canadian alpine skier
  • Jan 15 Robert Silverberg, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Regan's Planet)
  • Jan 17 Paul O[sborne] Williams, US, sci-fi author (Ends of the Circle)
  • Jan 17 Ruth Ann Minner, Governor of Delaware
  • Jan 18 Raymond Briggs, English author (Fungus the Bogeyman)
  • Jan 18 Jon Stallworthy, English poet
  • Jan 18 Gad Yaacobi, Israeli minister (d. 2007)
  • Jan 20 Joan Weston, Roller Derby Queen (d. 1997)
  • Jan 22 Pierre S Du Pont IV, (gov-Del)
  • Jan 25 António Ramalho Eanes, 17th President of Portugal
  • Jan 25 Conrad Burns, US politician (Senate-R-Montana 1989-2007), born in Gallatin, Missouri (d. 2016)
  • Jan 27 Gillian Beer, professor/president (Clare Hall-Cambridge)
  • Jan 28 David John Lodge, English writer (Soul & Bodies)
  • Jan 28 Manuel dos Santos Lima, Angolian revolutionary/poet (Pele do Diabo)
  • Jan 30 Richard Brautigan, novelist/poet (Trout Fishing in America), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Jan 30 John George Hughes, bishop of Kensington
  • Jan 30 Martin Taylor, former vice-chairman, Hanson
  • Jan 31 Oe Kenzaburo, Japanese novelist (Catch, Personal Matter)
  • Feb 1 Ruth Clarke, Moderator (General Assembly of the United Reform Church)
  • Feb 1 Vladimir Viktorovich Aksyonov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 22, T-2)
  • Feb 4 Martti Talvela, Hiitola Karelia Finland, operatic basso
  • Feb 5 John J "Jannie" Geldenhuys, supreme commander South African army
  • Feb 7 Herb Kohl, (Sen-D Wisconsin)
  • Feb 8 Vincent Weir 3rd baron Inverforth, Scottish shipping magnate
  • Feb 10 Conrad Klapheck, German painter (typewriters)
  • Feb 14 David Wilson, British governor (Hong Kong)
  • Feb 14 Lord Wilson of Tillyorn
  • Feb 14 Peter Phillips, printer
  • Feb 15 John R Block, US Secretary of Agriculture (1981-86)
  • Feb 15 Roger B Chaffee, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut, born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • Feb 15 Susan Brownmiller, feminist author (Against Our Wills), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Feb 16 Robin Clark, chemist (FRS)
  • Feb 16 Kenneth Price, ceramic artist and print maker (Hot Bottoms, Tamed), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
  • Feb 18 Michel Aoun, Lebanese prime minister
  • Feb 21 Jean Pelletier, French Canadian political operative
  • Feb 22 Ineke [R M] Haas-Berger, Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • Mar 1 Judith Rossner, author (Looking for Mr Goodbar)
  • Mar 3 Zhelyu Zhelev, Veselinovo, Shumen Province, Bulgarian President (1990-97)
  • Mar 5 Philip K Chapman, Australian astronaut (Apollo 14 support), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Mar 6 Ron Delany, Irish athlete
  • Mar 9 Sister Bernard Ncube, South African nun
  • Mar 9 Andrew Viterbi, American telecommunications scientist and businessman
  • Mar 10 Graham Farmer, Australian rules footballer
  • Mar 10 Ivan Calin, Ribneta, Moldova, President and Prime Minister 1980-1990 (d. 2012)
  • Mar 12 John Gross, author (Age of Kipling, Dickens & 20th Century)
  • Mar 13 Michael Walzer, American philosopher
  • Mar 13 David Nobbs, English comedic writer (The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin), born in Petts Wood, Kent (d. 2015)
  • Mar 15 Jimmy Lee Swaggart, evangelist
  • Mar 18 Ole Barndorff-Nielsen, Danish mathematician
  • Mar 21 Hubert Fichte, German writer, born in Perleberg (d. 1986)
  • Mar 24 Peter Bichsel, Swiss writer (Gruppe Olten), born in Bellach
  • Mar 26 Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestine National Authority
  • Mar 27 Earl of Suffolk & Berkshire
  • Mar 27 Abelardo Castillo, Argentine writer
  • Mar 27 Fr. Stanley Rother, Roman Catholic Priest, Martyr and Missionary to Guatemala (d. 1981)
  • Mar 30 Alan Jackson, CEO (BTR)
  • Mar 31 Judith Rossner, US, writer (August)
  • Apr 1 Larry McDonald, American politician (d. 1983)
  • Apr 3 Jeffery Bowman, CEO (Price Waterhouse Europe)
  • Apr 4 Lord Ichayra, secretary-general (British Banking Association)
  • Apr 4 Trevor Griffiths, playwright (Absolute Beginners)
  • Apr 5 Donald Lynden-Bell, British astronomer
  • Apr 6 James Graham, 8th Duke of Montrose, Southern Rhodesia-born hereditary peer of the Peerage of Scotland
  • Apr 6 John Pepper Clark, Nigeria, writer (Horn, Song of a Goat)
  • Apr 7 Hodding Carter III, press secretary (Jimmy Carter)
  • Apr 7 Yvonne Fedderson, co-founder (Childhelp USA)
  • Apr 8 Albert G Bustamante, (Rep-D-TX, 1985- )
  • Apr 8 Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, epidemiologist (Living legacy award-1984)
  • Apr 10 Patrick Garland, director (Doll House), (d. 2013)

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Apr 11 Richard Kuklinski, American mafia hit-man, born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 2006)

Contract Killer Richard Kuklinski
Contract Killer
Richard Kuklinski
  • Apr 12 Wendy Savage, obstetrician/gynaecologist
  • Apr 13 Kenneth Hayr, air marshal
  • Apr 14 Erich von Däniken, Zofingen, Aargau, Swiss writer (Chariots of the Gods)
  • Apr 16 Sarah Kirsch, German poet
  • Apr 18 Joel Hefley, (Rep-R-Colorado)
  • Apr 21 Thomas Kean, American politician
  • Apr 22 Christopher Ball, linguist/warden (Keble College-Oxford)
  • Apr 24 Louis Keith, physician (expert on multiple-births), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 2 Faisal II, King of Iraq (1939-58)/son of Ghasi I
  • May 2 Hussain ibn Talal, King of Jordan (1952- )
  • May 3 Donald P Hodel, Portland Ore, US Secretary of Interior (1985-89)
  • May 3 Ron Popeil, American inventor
  • May 7 Isobel Warren, Canadian author
  • May 8 Viscount Falkland, British peer (Lib-Dem)
  • May 11 Francisco Umbral, Spanish novelist (d. 2007)
  • May 17 Dennis Christopher George Potter, playwright (Karaoke, Midnight Movie)
  • May 17 Ivan Slone, world-famous watchmaker
  • 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

Weddings in History

HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 10 Nazi politician Hermann Goering (42) weds Emmy Sonnemann (42) in Berlin

Nazi Politician Hermann Goering
Nazi Politician
Hermann Goering
  • May 24 Swedish princess Ingrid marries Danish crown prince Frederik (IX)
  • Nov 6 English Prince Henry weds Alice Montagu-Douglas-Scott

Deaths in History

  • Jan 6 George P Baker, US playwright (Dramatic Technique), dies at 68
  • Jan 7 Alfred Ewing, Scottish Physicist, dies at 79
  • Jan 16 Ma Barker, American criminal (b. 1871)
  • Feb 3 Hugo Junkers, German engineer (b. 1859)
  • Feb 8 Max Liebermann, Ger impressionist painter/graphic artist, dies at 87
  • Feb 12 Auguste Escoffier, French chef (b. 1846)
  • Feb 13 Violet Paget, British author (Gospels of Anarchy), dies at 78
  • Feb 23 Jan Duiker, Dutch architect (Hotel Gooiland), dies at 44
  • Feb 28 Alexander W F Idenburg, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1909-16), dies at 73

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

  • Mar 16 John J R Macleod, Scot/Canadian physiologist (Nobel 1923), dies at 58
  • Mar 16 Aron Nimzowitsch, Latvian-born chess player (b. 1886)
  • Apr 6 Edward Arlington Robinson, US poet, dies
  • Apr 8 Edwin Cannan, economist, dies
  • Apr 14 Amalie Emmy Noether, German mathematician (b. 1882)
  • Apr 18 Ignazio Guidi, Italian orientalist/archaeologist, dies at 90
  • Apr 18 Panait Istrati, Romanian writer (b. 1884)
  • Apr 20 Juliaan de Vriendt, Flemish painter, dies at 92
  • May 11 Edward H Thompson, US archaeologist (Mayan civilization), dies at 78
  • May 12 Józef Pilsudski, Polish statesman and Chief Marshall (1918-22), dies at 67
  • May 15 Kazimir Malevich, Polish/Ukrainian artist (b. 1878)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

May 19 T. E. Lawrence [Lawrence of Arabia], British author, soldier and diplomat famous for his liaison role in Arabia during WWI, dies at 46, in a motorcycle accident in Dorset, England

Soldier and Writer T. E. Lawrence
Soldier and Writer
T. E. Lawrence
  • May 20 Ivans, [Jacob van Schevichaven], lawyer/detective writer, dies at 68
  • May 21 Hugo de Vries, botanist Gruppenweise Artbildung, dies at 87

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May 21 Jane Addams, a founder of ACLU (Nobel 1973), dies at 65

Social Worker and Nobel Laureate Jane Addams
Social Worker and Nobel Laureate
Jane Addams
  • May 25 Sir Frank Watson Dyson, English astronomer (b. 1868)
  • Jun 6 Julian Byng, British army officer (b. 1862)
  • Jun 7 Ivan V Mitsjoerin, Russian botanist, dies
  • Jun 22 Szymon Askenazy, Polish historian, diplomat and politician (b. 1866)
  • Jun 27 Eugene Augustin Lauste, French inventor (b. 1857)
  • Jul 2 Alfred Dreyfus, french colonel, dies
  • Jul 3 André Citroën, French automobile pioneer (b. 1878)
  • Jul 5 Daniel Plooy, Dutch new testament expert, dies at 58
  • Jul 12 Alfred Dreyfus, French officier (Dreyfus Affair), dies
  • Jul 15 Pieter WA Cort van de Linden, Dutch premier (1913-18), dies at 89
  • Jul 17 George William Russell, Irish nationalist, poet and artist (b. 1867)
  • Jul 26 Winsor McCay, American cartoonist (b. 1871)
  • Aug 11 William Watson, British poet (Purple East), dies
  • Aug 12 Friedrich Schottky, German mathematician (b. 1851)
  • Aug 15 Wiley Post, aviation pioneer, killed in plane crash in Alaska at 36
  • Aug 17 Charlotte Perkins Gilman, American feminist, writer and lecturer for social reform, dies at 75
  • Aug 29 Astrid S L T Bernadotte, Queen of Belgium/Princess of Sweden, dies
  • Aug 30 Henri Barbusse, French writer (Le feu), dies at 62
  • Aug 31 Abraham Isaac Kook, rabbi/author (Hokhmat Ha-kodesh), dies
  • Sep 3 Johannes Aengenent, bishop of Haarlem (1928-35), dies at 62
  • Sep 8 Carl Austin Weiss, murderer of Sen Huey Long, shot down
  • Sep 8 Huey P Long, (Sen-La) assassinated at Baton Rouge Capitol building

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 8 Edward L. Doheny, American oil tycoon, dies of natural causes at 79

Oil Tycoon Edward L. Doheny
Oil Tycoon
Edward L. Doheny
  • Sep 19 Jules M Cambron, French gov-gen to Algeria/ambassador, dies
  • Sep 19 Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky, Russian rocket scientist (b. 1857)
  • Sep 26 Andy Adams, US writer (Cattle fire), dies at 76
  • Sep 28 W.K. Dickson, Scottish inventor (b. 1860)
  • Oct 4 Jean Béraud, French painter (b. 1849)
  • Oct 10 Arthur Henderson, British Labour minister (Nobel 1934), dies at 72
  • Oct 11 Steele Rudd, Australian author (b. 1868)
  • Oct 23 Abe Landau, US gangster, murdered
  • Oct 23 Dutch Schultz [Arthur Flegenheimer], US gangster, murdered at 33
  • Oct 23 Otto "Aba Daba" Berman, US gangster, murdered
  • Nov 7 Lidj Jasu, emperor of Ethiopia, dies at 39
  • Nov 9 Paolo Orsi, Italian Archaeologist, dies at 76
  • Nov 14 J Wouter[us] van Dieren, biologist (Terschelling), dies

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 20 John Rushworth Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe, British Admiral of the Fleet, Kensington, London, of pneumonia

British Admiral of the Fleet John Rushworth Jellicoe
British Admiral of the Fleet
John Rushworth Jellicoe
  • Nov 30 Fernando A N Pessoa, Portuguese poet (Book of Disquiet), dies at 47
  • Dec 1 Bernard Schmidt, inventor (Schmidt camera), dies
  • Dec 2 Albert Kessel, 1st to die in California gas chamber
  • Dec 5 Frans, [MJ Francois] Erens, literary (Years Gone By), dies at 78
  • Dec 9 Walter Liggett, American crusading newspaper editor and muckraker (b. 1886)
  • Dec 10 John H Aberson, 1st rector of Landbouw high school, dies at 78
  • Dec 14 Stanley G Weinbaum, US, sci-fi writer (Martian Odyssey), dies
  • Dec 18 Juan V Gomez, general/dictator of Venezuela (1908-35), dies
  • Dec 20 Martin O'Meara, Australian soldier (b. 1882)
  • Dec 21 Kurt Tucholsky, Ger journalist/writer (Panter, Tiger & Co), dies at 45
  • Dec 25 Paul Bourget, French novelist and critic (b. 1852)
  • Dec 28 Clarence Day, writer (Life with Father), dies