On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1935

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1,200 at St Joseph's College (Philadelphia) enroll in anticommunism class

Famous Birthdays

  • Fred Rumsey, English cricket lefty pace bowler (5 Tests 1964-65), born in Stepney, London
  • Robert Vesco, American financier and fugitive, born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2007)

Famous Deaths

  • Hylton Philipson, cricketer (England keeper in 5 Tests 1892-95), dies
  • Johan Halvorsen, composer, dies at 71