September 1935 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 2 A hurricane slams Florida Keys killing 423
  • Sep 3 1st automobile to exceed 300 mph, Sir Malcolm Campbell (301.337 mph)
  • Sep 3 Andrew Varipapa sets bowling record of 2,652 points in 10 games
  • Sep 8 Willy de Supervise swims runs world record 200 m freestyle (2:25.2)
  • Sep 12 Millionaire Howard Hughes flies his own designed plane at 352.46 mph
  • Sep 13 Rockslide near Whirlpool Rapids Bridge ends the Great Gorge and International Railway.
  • Sep 15 Nuremberg Laws deprives German Jews of citizenship & makes swastika official symbol of Nazi Germany

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Sep 17 Manuel Luis Quezon y Molina chosen 2nd President of Philippines

2nd President of the Philippines Manuel L. Quezon
2nd President of the Philippines
Manuel L. Quezon
  • Sep 20 Pitts Crawfords beat NY Cubans to win Negro NL Championship, 3-0
  • Sep 24 Earl Bascom and Weldon Bascom produce the first rodeo ever held outdoors under electric lights at Columbia, Mississippi
  • Sep 25 Maxwell Anderson's "Winterset" premieres in NYC
  • Sep 30 Gershwin's "Porgy & Bess" premieres in Boston

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Sep 30 The Hoover Dam, astride the border between the U.S. states of Arizona and Nevada, is dedicated by FDR

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
31st US President Herbert Hoover
31st US President
Herbert Hoover

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 2 Jim Moody, (Rep-D-WI, 1983- )
  • Sep 5 Mikhail Ivanovich Lisun, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Sep 5 Werner Erhard, founded EST, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 7 Abdou Diouf, president of Senegal (1981- )
  • Sep 9 Gopal Baratham, Singaporean author
  • Sep 10 Paul van Vliet, Dutch cabaret performer
  • Sep 10 Mary Oliver, American poet
  • Sep 11 Gherman Stepanovich Titov, USSR, cosmonaut (Vostok II)
  • Sep 12 Allan B Swift, (Rep-D-Washington, 1979- )
  • Sep 12 Richard H Hunt, sculptor (Pyramidal Construction), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 14 Fujio Akatsuka, Japanese cartoonist (d. 2008)
  • Sep 16 Carl Andre, US sculptor (minimal/conceptual art)
  • Sep 16 Bob Kiley, American public transit specialist, born in Minneapolis (d. 2016)
  • Sep 17 Ken Kesey, author (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest), born in La Junta Colorado (d. 2001)
  • Sep 17 Timothy Bavin, Bishop of Portsmouth
  • Sep 19 Esmond Bulmer, English cider brewer/Conservative Lower house leader
  • Sep 19 Robert Kruger, (Sen-D Texas)
  • Sep 19 Thomas W Ewing, (Rep-R-Illinois)
  • Sep 19 Benjamin Hacker, American naval aviator (d. 2003)
  • Sep 20 Keith J Roberts, England, writer (Irish Encounter, Ladies from Hell)
  • Sep 24 Lawrence Urquhart, CEO (Burmah Castrol)
  • Sep 26 Joe Sherlock, Irish Labour Party politician (d. 2007)
  • Sep 29 David Hannay, diplomat
  • Sep 30 Johnny Mathis, SF, voclaist (Chances Are, 12th of Never)

Deaths in History

  • 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

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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)