On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 1935

Historical Events

  • "Your Hit Parade" begins broadcasting (becomes #1 quickly)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jon Arnett, American College Football Hall of Fame halfback (USC; 5 × Pro Bowl; LA Rams, Chicago Bears), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2021)

Famous Deaths

  • Juliaan de Vriendt, Flemish painter, dies at 92
  • Lucy, Lady Duff-Gordon, English fashion designer, dies at 71
1935 Highlights

About April 20, 1935

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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