On This Day

What Happened on December 21, 1935

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Schreyer, Canadian politician (Premier of Manitoba), born in Beausejour, Canada
  • John G. Avildsen, American film director (Rocky, The Karate Kid), born in Oak Park, Illinois (d. 2017)
  • Lorenzo Bandini, Italian racecar driver, born in Marj, Libya (d. 1967)
  • Phil Donahue, TV talk show host (The Phil Donahue Show), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Yusuf Bey (Joseph Stephens), American activist, born in Greenville, Texas (d. 2003)

Famous Deaths

  • Kurt Tucholsky, German journalist/writer (Panter, Tiger & Co), dies at 45