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

  • Mudcat Grant, American baseball player, born in Lacoochee, Florida
  • 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? 84 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo