On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1935

Historical Events

  • First commercial hydroponics operation established (Montebello, California)
  • National Council of Negro Women forms by Mary McLeod Bethune (NYC)

Famous Birthdays

  • Calvin Trillin, American author (New Yorker), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Yury Vlasov, Soviet weightlifter and writer, born in Makeyevka, Ukrainian SSR

Famous Deaths

  • Frans Erens, Dutch literary critic (Years Gone By), dies at 78
1935 Highlights

About December 5, 1935

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius