What Happened on April 8, 1935

Historical Events

US Masters Golf

2nd Augusta National Invitation Tournament (Masters) Golf: Gene Sarazen wins Monday playoff with Craig Wood by 5 strokes

Music History

Béla Bartók's 5th String quartet premieres in Washington, D.C.

  • Works Progress Administration approved by Congress
1935 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert G. Bustamante, American politician (Rep-D-TX, 1985-93), born in Asherton, Texas
  • Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, epidemiologist (Living legacy award-1984)
Born in 1935

Famous Deaths

  • Edwin Cannan, British economist and historian (A History of the Theories of Production and Distribution), dies at 74

About April 8, 1935

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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