What Happened on August 19, 1935

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Baker, British Mathematician and winner of the Fields Medal (1970) for his work on transcendental number theory, born in London, England (d. 2018)
  • Bobby Richardson, American baseball 2nd baseman (8 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1958, 61, 62; World Series MVP 1960; NY Yankees), born in Sumter, South Carolina
  • Earl Gaines, American R&B, soul, and electric blues singer ("It's Love Baby (24 Hours a Day)"), born in Decatur, Alabama (d. 2009)
  • Story Musgrave, American physician and NASA astronaut (STS-6, -51-F, -33, -44, -61, -80), born in Boston, Massachusetts
Born in 1935

Famous Weddings

Edith Piaf

French singer Édith Piaf (19) weds Andrew Johnseppe in Belleville, Paris, France

1935 Highlights

About August 19, 1935

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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