On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1935

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Composer and Pianist Béla Bartok
Composer and Pianist
Béla Bartok
  • 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
1935 Highlights

About April 8, 1935

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries