On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1935

Famous Birthdays

  • Ken Taylor, English cricketer (England opening batsman three times 1959-64), born in Huddersfield, Yorkshire
  • Vladimir Obukhov, Russian basketball coach (Soviet Union & Malta men's national teams; MBC Dynamo Moscow), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2020)

Famous Deaths

  • John Hartley, English tennis player (Wimbledon 1879-80), dies at 86
  • Josef Cyril Sychra, composer, dies at 76
1935 Highlights

About August 21, 1935

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo