On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1935

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Fred Rumsey, English cricket pace bowler (5 Tests; founded Professional Cricketers Association 1967), born in London, England
  • Robert Vesco, American financier and fugitive, born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2007)

Famous Deaths

  • Hylton Philipson, English cricket wicketkeeper (5 Tests, 11 dismissals), dies at 69
  • Johan Halvorsen, composer, dies at 71
1935 Highlights

About December 4, 1935

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius