On This Day

What Happened on December 13, 1935

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Summons, Australian rugby union fly-half (10 Tests; Gordon RFC) and rugby league five-eighth (9 Tests; Western Suburbs RLFC), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 2020)
  • Joe Christopher, American baseball player, born in Frederiksted, U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Lindy McDaniel, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1960; NL saves leader 1959, 60, 63), born in Hollis, Oklahoma
  • Tom Wakefield, British writer, born in Staffordshire, England (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • John Nicolson, cricketer (South African lefty batsman 1926-27), dies
  • Victor Grignard, French chemist (Nobel 1912 - development of the Grignard reaction), dies at 64
1935 Highlights

About December 13, 1935

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius