On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1935

Historical Events

  • The Japanese military police launches a violent suppression of the religious sect Oomoto, beginning with a crackdown on the sect's operational bases of Ayabe and Kameoka in Kyoto Prefecture and the arrest of its leader Onisaburo Deguchi.

Famous Birthdays

  • Dharmendra, Indian actor (Sholay), born in Nasrali, Punjab, British India
  • Tatiana Zatulovskaya, Israeli chess player (Women's Soviet Chess Championship 1960, 62, 63), born in Baku, Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic, USSR (d. 2017)
1935 Highlights

About December 8, 1935

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius