1935 in History (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 200 of 216

  • Jun 10 Dr Robert Smith & William Wilson of Akron form Alcoholics Anonymous (date of Smith's last drink)
  • Jun 11 Inventor Edwin Armstrong gives the first public demonstration of FM broadcasting in the United States, at Alpine, New Jersey.
  • Jun 12 Weapons pact ends 3 year war of Gran Chaco (Bolivia vs Paraguay)
  • Jun 12 Senator Huey Long of Louisiana spoke continually for 15½ hours in Senate's longest speech on record (150,000 words)
  • Jun 13 Hammond scores his 100th hundred, 116 for Gloucs v Somerset
  • Jun 14 Chaco War between Bolivia & Paraguay ends

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 16 US Congress accepts FDR's "New Deal"

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Jun 23 British PM Anthony Eden offers Benito Mussolini a Somalian harbor
  • Jun 26 Andrew Sandham's 100th FC hundred, 103 v Hants
  • Jun 26 Lloyd Waner sets record of 18 putouts in center in doubleheader
  • Jun 26 SDAP & CPH achieve majority in city council in Amsterdam
  • Jun 26 Work service for recent graduates becomes obligatory in Germany
  • Jun 27 Danno O'Mahoney beats Jim Londos in Boston, to become wrestling champ
  • Jun 28 Earl Averill's consecutive-game streak ends at 673
  • Jun 28 FDR orders a federal gold vault to be built at Fort Knox, Kentucky
  • Jun 30 Danno O'Mahoney beats Ed George in Boston, to become wrestling champ
  • Jun 30 The Senegalese Socialist Party holds its first congress.
  • Jul 1 Algemeen Nederlands Persbureau (ANP, General Dutch Press Agency) forms in Amsterdam
  • Jul 5 1st "Hawaii Calls" radio program is broadcast
  • Jul 5 1st time brothers on opposing teams hit HRs, Tony & Al Cuccunello
  • Jul 5 FDR signs National Labor Relations Act
  • Jul 6 Rotterdam architect A van de Steurs Museum Boymans opens
  • Jul 12 Belgium recognizes Soviet Union
  • Jul 13 Richard Strauss resigns as chairman of Reichskulturkammer
  • Jul 13 US-Russian commerce treaty takes effect
  • Jul 16 1st automatic parking meter in US installed (Oklahoma City, Ok)
  • Jul 17 Variety's famous headline "Sticks Nix Hick Pix"
  • Jul 18 Amsterdam city council accept city growth plan through the year 2000
  • Jul 20 Switzerland: A Royal Dutch Airlines plane en route from Milan to Frankfurt crashes into a Swiss mountain, killing thirteen.
  • Jul 22 Lester Walton appointed US minister to Liberia
  • Jul 24 1st greetings telegram sent in Britain
  • Jul 24 The world's first children's railway opens in Tbilisi, USSR.
  • Jul 27 Floods at Yangtzee Jiang & Hoangh, kills 200,000
  • Jul 30 1st Penguin book is published, starting the paperback revolution
  • Jul 31 3rd Dutch government of Colijn sworn in
  • 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)
  • Aug 31 FDR signs an act prohibiting export of US arms to belligerents
  • Aug 31 Russian Aleksei Stachanov digs 105 tons of cabbages in 6 hours
  • 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
  • Sep 30 The Hoover Dam, astride the border between the U.S. states of Arizona and Nevada, is dedicated by FDR

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Oct 2 Mussolini's Italian army attacks Abyssinia (Ethiopia)

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • Oct 2 NY Hayden Planetarium, 4th in US, opens
  • Oct 3 Italy invades Ethiopia
  • Oct 6 Italian army occupies Adua Abyssinia
  • Oct 6 Market Street Railway, San Francisco, starts using trackless trolley coaches
  • Oct 7 Himmler/Hess/Heydrich inspect the concentration camp at Dachau
  • Oct 10 Coup under Gen Giorgios Kondylis in favor of Greek monarchy
  • Oct 10 League of Nations denounces Italian invasion of Abyssinia

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Oct 19 Mao Zedong's army reaches Shanxi

Chinese Communist Revolutionary Mao Zedong
Chinese Communist Revolutionary
Mao Zedong
  • Oct 20 400,000 demonstrators against fascism in Madrid
  • Oct 20 Anti-fascist People's Front forms in Brussels
  • Oct 20 Communist forces end their Long March at Yan'an, in Shaanxi, China, bringing Mao Zedong to prominence
  • Oct 22 Establishment of the rank of Marshal of the Soviet Union.
  • Oct 23 Gabby Hartnett selected NL MVP
  • Oct 23 Dutch Schultz, Abe Landau, Otto Berman, and Bernard "Lulu" Rosencrantz are fatally shot at a saloon in Newark, New Jersey in what will become known as The Chophouse Massacre.

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Oct 23 Mackenzie King is elected as Prime Minister of Canada for the third time

10th Prime Minister of Canada Mackenzie King
10th Prime Minister of Canada
Mackenzie King
  • Oct 24 Italy invades Ethiopia [10/2]
  • Oct 25 Hurricane-produced floods kill 2,000 in Jeremie & Jacmel Haiti
  • Oct 27 SDAP & NVV launchs "Plan for Work" in Utrect Netherlands
  • Oct 28 Sidney Kingsley's "Dead End" premieres in NYC

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Nov 1 T. S. Eliot's play "Murder in the Cathedral" premieres in London

Poet, Author and Nobel Laureate T. S. Eliot
Poet, Author and Nobel Laureate
T. S. Eliot
  • Nov 3 George II returns to Greece & regains monarchy
  • Nov 5 Maryland Court of Appeals orders University of Maryland to admit Donald Murray, a black man
  • Nov 5 Parker Brothers launches game of Monopoly
  • Nov 6 1st test flight of Hawker Hurricane fighter aircraft
  • Nov 9 Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) labor union forms
  • Nov 11 Explorer 2 balloon sets altitude record of 72,000 feet over SD
  • Nov 12 Egas Moniz performs the first modern brain surgery on the frontal lobes to treat mental disorders, at Santa Marta Hospital in Lisbon, Portugal
  • Nov 13 Anti-British riots in Egypt
  • Nov 14 FDR proclaims Philippine Islands a free commonwealth
  • Nov 14 Nazis deprive German Jews of their citizenship
  • Nov 15 Commonwealth of Philippines inaugurated
  • Nov 21 First commercial crossing of Pacific by plane (China Clipper)
  • Nov 21 Jean Giraudoux' "La Guerre de Troie n'Aura" premieres in Paris
  • Nov 22 China Clipper (flying boat) took off from Alameda, California, carrying 100,000 pieces of mail on 1st trans-Pacific airmail flight
  • Nov 24 King George II returns to Greece after 12 years
  • Nov 24 The Senegalese Socialist Party holds its second congress.
  • Nov 25 International Institute for Social History (IISG) forms in Amsterdam
  • Nov 29 Michael Savage becomes 1st Labour premier of NZ

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Nov 29 Physicist Erwin Schrödinger publishes his famous thought experiment 'Schrödinger's cat', a paradox that illustrates the problem of the Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Erwin Schrödinger
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Erwin Schrödinger
  • Dec 1 Austria has world's 1st Day of Postage Stamp
  • Dec 4 1,200 at St Joseph's College (Philadelphia) enroll in anticommunism class
  • Dec 5 First commercial hydroponics operation established (Montebello, California)

Birthdays in History

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 264

  • May 23 Juliet Campbell, British ambassador (to Luxembourg)
  • May 23 Lord Grenfell, head of External affairs European office, world bank
  • May 24 Joan Micklin Silver, American director
  • May 28 Kenneth Kleinwort, English banker/multi-millionaire
  • May 29 André Brink, South African writer (Dry White Season), born in Vrede, Free State
  • May 29 Denis J Worrall, South African politician/leader (DP)
  • May 29 Martin Garrod, Commandant General (Royal Marines)
  • May 31 Jim Bolger, 35th Prime Minister of New Zealand
  • Jun 1 John Edward Porter, (Rep-R-IL, 1980- )
  • Jun 1 Reverend Ike [Frederick J. Eikerenkoetter II], American televangelist (Joy of Living), born in Ridgeland, South Carolina (d. 2009)
  • Jun 2 Carol Shields, American-born novelist (d. 2
  • Jun 2 Dimitri Kitsikis, Greek turkologist
  • Jun 3 Raoul Franklin, chancellor (City University London)
  • Jun 6 Jean Gattegno, translator/scholar
  • Jun 7 Thomas Kailath, American engineer
  • Jun 10 Tom Pendry, MP (Labour)
  • Jun 10 Elio Fiorucci, Italian fashion designer, born in Milan (d. 2015)
  • Jun 12 Christoph Meckel, writer
  • Jun 13 Aleksandr Alekseyevich Kiselyov, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Jun 13 Jeanne-Claude Denat de Guillebonnt, French artist
  • Jun 13 Samak Sundaravej, Thai 25th Prime Minister (former)
  • Jun 14 Jan Nijland, cattle breeder/Dutch MP (CDA)
  • Jun 15 Fernand Schokweiler, British judge
  • Jun 16 Jim Dine, pop artist (St John the Divine), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Jun 18 Hugh McColl, American banker
  • Jun 20 Anthony Pilkington, CEO (Pilkington Pic)
  • Jun 21 Francoise Sagan, [Quoirez], Cajarc France, novelist (Bonjour Trieste)
  • Jun 23 Maurice Ferre, former mayor of Miami
  • Jun 24 Pete Hamill, journalist (NY Post), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jun 25 Wynand Breytenbach, South African under minister of Defense (1986- )
  • Jun 26 Douglas Peterson, (Rep-D-Florida)
  • Jun 27 Eduard Pavlovich Kugno, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Jul 2 Dick Dolman, economist/Dutch politician 2nd Chamber
  • Jul 2 Ed Bullins, playwright, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 3 Harrison H "Jack" Schmitt, Santa Rita NM, astronaut (Apollo 17)
  • Jul 3 John Swan, PM (Bermuda)
  • Jul 4 Paul Scoon, governor-general of Grenada (1978-92), (d. 2013)
  • Jul 5 Edward McInnes, German scholar
  • Jul 5 John Gilmore, American true crime author

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 6 14th Dalai Lama, Tibetan spiritual leader of Tibet's Lamaistic Buddhists, born in Taktser, Qinghai, China

14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso
14th Dalai Lama
Tenzin Gyatso
  • Jul 8 Vitali Ivanovich Sevastiyanov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 9, 18B)
  • Jul 9 Ronnie Burns, Evanston Ill, adopted son of George Burns
  • Jul 9 Willem Duisenberg, minister of Finance (PvdA)/pres (Nethche Bank)
  • Jul 10 Wilson Whineray, All Black (1957-65), born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 2012)
  • Jul 11 Oliver Napier, Northern Irish politician
  • Jul 12 Barrie Wilson, British religious scholar (How Jesus Became Christian), (d. 1995)
  • Jul 13 Jack F Kemp, (Rep-R-NY)/right-wing/US Secretary of Housing (1989-93)
  • Jul 18 Jayendra Saraswathi, Hindu religious leader
  • Jul 20 Lord Peter Palumbo, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire
  • Jul 21 Julian Pettifer, English TV-host
  • Jul 21 Norbert Blüm, German politician
  • Jul 23 Hein Heinsen, Danish artist
  • Jul 24 Pat Oliphant, Australia, cartoonist (7 Pres: The Art of Oliphant)
  • Jul 24 Trevor Chinn, CEO (Lex)
  • Jul 25 Adnan Khashoggi, Saudi businessman/billionaire/arms dealer
  • Jul 25 Lars Werner, Swedish communist leader
  • 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, civil rights activist (National Urban League)
  • Aug 18 Howard Morrison, New Zealand entertainer
  • 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, 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
  • 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)

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Deaths in History

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