What Happened on August 31, 1935

Historical Events

  • 1st national skeet championship (Indianapolis)
  • Chicago White Sox Vern Kennedy no-hits Cleveland Indians, 5-0

Event of Interest

FDR signs an act prohibiting export of US arms to belligerents

  • Russian miner Aleksey Stachanov digs 102 tons of coal in under 6 hours, using a jackhammer
1935 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Eldridge Cleaver, American Black Panther leader turned Republican, born in Wabbaseka, Arkansas (d. 1998)

Frank RobinsonFrank Robinson (1935-2019)

American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder, manager (14 x MLB All-Star; NL MVP 1961; AL MVP 1966; World Series 1966, 70; Baltimore Orioles), born in Beaumont, TX

Born in 1935

Famous Deaths

  • Abraham Isaac Kook, rabbi/author (Hokhmat Ha-kodesh), dies at 69

About August 31, 1935

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 87 years and 9 months
Leap Year: No

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