August 1935 in History

Events in History

  • Aug 7 60% of voters agrees to nazism in Danzig (Gdansk)
  • Aug 11 Nazi mass demonstration against German Jews
  • Aug 13 Transcontinental Roller Derby begins (Chicago Coliseum)
  • Aug 14 Social Security Act becomes law
  • Aug 20 Miltary coup by General Pons & president Ibarra in Ecuador
  • Aug 26 CCC camp opens in Brecksville Reservation of Cleveland Metroparks
  • Aug 31 1st national skeet championship (Indianapolis)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 31 FDR signs an act prohibiting export of US arms to belligerents

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Aug 31 Russian Aleksei Stachanov digs 105 tons of cabbages in 6 hours

Birthdays in History

  • Aug 2 Brian Wolfson, British CEO (Wembley Stadium Ltd), born in Merseyside (d. 2007)
  • Aug 2 Derek Anthony Enright, politician
  • Aug 3 Georgi Stepanovich Shonin, Odessa USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 6)
  • Aug 3 Richard D Lamm, (Gov-D-Colo)
  • Aug 8 Ron Marlenee, (Rep-R-MT, 1977- )
  • Aug 8 Sandy Horn, lesbian activist
  • Aug 8 John Laws, Australia radio personality
  • Aug 10 Jerrie Anthony Hulme, British major-general
  • Aug 12 Karl Mickel, German writer, born in Dresden, Germany (d. 2000)
  • Aug 13 Rod Hull, British entertainer, born on Isle of Sheppey, Kent (d. 1999)
  • Aug 15 Vernon Eulion Jordan Jr, American civil rights activist (National Urban League), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Aug 18 Howard Morrison, New Zealand entertainer, born in Rotorua, New Zealand (d. 2009)
  • Aug 19 F Story Musgrave, MD/astronaut (STS 6, 51-F, 33, 44, 61, 80), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Aug 19 Alan Baker, British Mathematician and winner of the Fields Medal (1970) for his work on transcendental number theory, born in London, England
  • Aug 20 Ron Paul, US Congressman, 1988 and 2008 presidential candidate
  • Aug 22 E. Annie Proulx, American author
  • Aug 23 Brendan Jackson, British air marshal
  • Aug 25 Charles Wright, American poet
  • Aug 26 Cornelis B Vaandrager, [Cor Vaan], Dut poet (Long Live Joop Massaker)
  • Aug 26 Geraldine Ferraro, (Rep-D-NY) 1st female dem VP candidate (1984)
  • Aug 27 Frank Yablans, American writer (North Dallas Forty), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 27 Michael Holroyd, author
  • Aug 28 Gilles Rocheleau, French Canadian politician (d. 1998)
  • Aug 29 Hugo Brandt Corstius, Dutch essayist/mathematician
  • Aug 31 Eldridge Cleaver, Black Panther turned Republican

Deaths in History

  • 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