On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1935

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Babe Ruth's 1st NL game, for Boston Braves, includes a HR

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Vinton, singer (Roses are Red, Blue on Blue), 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? 85 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries