April 1935 in History

Events in History

  • 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 Washington, D.C.
  • 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, creating 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

Birthdays in History

  • 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)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

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

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

Deaths in History

  • 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