On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1935

Famous Birthdays

  • John McCartan, ice hockey player (Olympic gold 1960), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • John Saxon, American actor (Bees, Nightmare on Elm St, Electric Horseman), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2020)
  • Zakes Mokae, actor (Comedians), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
1935 Highlights

About August 5, 1935

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo