On This Day

What Happened on December 18, 1935

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Don Bradman scores 117 in his debut Sheffield Shield cricket match for South Australia in an innings & 5 run win over his old team, New South Wales

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Edward Benes becomes president of Czechoslovakia
  • The Lanka Sama Samaja Party is founded in Ceylon

Famous Birthdays

  • Bonno Spieker, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (PvdA), born in Delfzijl, Netherlands (d. 2017)
  • Jacques Pépin, French chef

Famous Deaths

  • Juan V Gomez, general/dictator of Venezuela (1908-35), dies
1935 Highlights

About December 18, 1935

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius