On This Day

What Happened on August 30, 1935

Famous Birthdays

  • John Phillips, American singer and guitarist (Mama & Papas - "California Dreaming"), born in Parris Island, South Carolina (d. 2001)
  • Sylvia Earle, American marine biologist, born in Gibbstown, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Henri Barbusse, French novelist (Le feu), dies at 62
1935 Highlights

About August 30, 1935

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 86 years and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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