What Happened on December 18, 1935

Historical Events

Cricket Debut

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

Historic Event

Edvard Beneš becomes President of Czechoslovakia after Tomáš Masaryk retires

  • 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, writer and TV personality (Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home), born in Bourg-en-Bresse, France

Famous Deaths

  • Juan Vicente Gomez, Venezuelan general and dictator of Venezuela (1908-35), dies at 78
1935 Highlights

About December 18, 1935

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 1 month and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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