On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1935

Historical Events

  • Roller derby is born when the Transcontinental Roller Derby begins at the Chicago Coliseum

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim "Mudcat" Grant, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1963, 65; Cleveland Indians, Minnesota Twins, and 5 other teams), singer, and writer (Black Aces), born in Lacoochee, Florida (d. 2021)
  • Rod Hull, British entertainer, born on Isle of Sheppey, Kent (d. 1999)
1935 Highlights

About August 13, 1935

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo