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, American MLB 2nd baseman (NY Yankees), born in Sumter, South Carolina
  • F. Story Musgrave, American medical doctor and NASA astronaut (STS-6, -51-F, -33, -44, -61, -80), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Famous Weddings

Edith Piaf

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

1935 Highlights

About August 19, 1935

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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