On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1935

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 2nd Augusta National Invitation Tournament (Masters) Golf: Gene Sarazen wins Monday playoff with Craig Wood by 5 strokes
  • Bartoks 5th String quartet premieres in Washington, D.C.
  • Works Progress Administration approved by Congress

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert G Bustamante, (Rep-D-TX, 1985- )
  • Donald Thompsett, cricket umpire
  • Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, epidemiologist (Living legacy award-1984)

Famous Deaths

  • Edwin Cannan, economist, dies