On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1935

Historical Events

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Existence of re-formed German Luftwaffe revealed (banned in 1920 by Treaty of Versailles) with Reichsmarshall Hermann Göring as commander-in-chief

Nazi Politician Hermann Goering
Nazi Politician
Hermann Goering

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NY Yankees release Babe Ruth, he signs with Boston Braves

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

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RADAR (Radio Detection and Ranging) first demonstrated by Robert Watson-Watt

Physicist and Radar Pioneer Robert Watson-Watt
Physicist and Radar Pioneer
Robert Watson-Watt

Famous Birthdays

  • Azzedine Alaïa, Tunisian-born fashion designer, born in Tunis, Tunisia (d. 2017)
1935 Highlights

About February 26, 1935

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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