On This Day

What Happened on December 30, 1935

Historical Events

  • Italian bombers destroy Swedish Red Cross unit in Ethiopia

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruno Canino, Italian pianist, harpsichordist, composer, and music director, born in Naples, Italy
  • Jack Riley, American actor (The Bob Newhart Show), born in Cleveland (d. 2016)
  • Omar Bongo, 2nd President of Gabon (1967-2009), born in Lewai, French Equatorial Africa [now Bongoville, Gabon] (d. 2009)

Person of interestSandy Koufax

Sandy Koufax, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (7 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1955, 59, 63, 65; perfect game 1967; Cy Young Award 1963, 65, 66; Triple Crown 1963, 65, 66; LA Dodgers), born in Brooklyn, New York

Baseball Pitcher Sandy Koufax
Baseball Pitcher
Sandy Koufax

1935 Highlights

About December 30, 1935

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 85 years and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn