On This Day

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
  • Bobby Richardson, SC, 2nd baseman (NY Yankees)
  • F Story Musgrave, MD/astronaut (STS 6, 51-F, 33, 44, 61, 80), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

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

Singer Edith Piaf
Edith Piaf

1935 Highlights

About August 19, 1935

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo