On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 1935

Historical Events

  • Charles Darrow patents the board game Monopoly, goes on to be the 1st millionaire game designer
  • CPH becomes Dutch Communist Party

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Allan, Australian cricketer (1 Test Australia v England 1965, 2-58 & 0-25), born in Brisbane, Australia
  • Rolf Haufs, German writer, born in Düsseldorf (d. 2013)

Person of interestSalman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, King of Saudi Arabia (2015-present), born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
King of Saudi Arabia
Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

1935 Highlights

About December 31, 1935

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn