On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 1935

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • David Hackett Fischer, American historian
  • Jurg Wyttenbach, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Kessel, 1st to die in California gas chamber
  • James Henry Breasted, American Egyptologist and anthropologist, dies at 70
  • Martha Carey Thomas, American educator, suffragist, linguist and second President of Bryn Mawr College, dies of a coronary occlusion at 78