On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1935

Historical Events

  • 1st radio broadcast of "Fibber McGee & Molly"

Sports History

40-year-old future Baseball Hall of Fame slugger Babe Ruth debuts in the NL with a HR and single in Boston Braves 4-2 win over the NY Giants, in Boston

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Vinton, American pop singer, known as "The Polish Prince" ("Roses Are Red (My Love)"; "Blue Velvet"; "My Melody Of Love"), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Haskell Sadler, American blues singer and guitarist, born in Denver, Colorado (d. 1994)
  • Sarah Kirsch, German poet, born in Limlingerode, Prussian Saxony (d. 2013)
1935 Highlights

About April 16, 1935

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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