On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1935

Historical Events

  • 1st radio tube made of metal announced, Schenectady, NY

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Whelan, Irish soccer forward (4 caps, Rep Ireland; Manchester United 79 games; died Munich air disaster), born in Dublin, Republic of Ireland (d. 1958)
  • Hans H Boswinkel, actor and director (Surprise Attack, Tutorials in Love)
  • John Murray, England cricket wicketkeeper (21 Tests; 55 dismissals), born in London, England (d. 2018)
  • Larry McDonald, American politician (d. 1983)
1935 Highlights

About April 1, 1935

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries