What Happened on February 26, 1935

Historical Events

Luftwaffe Re-forms

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

Baseball History

NY Yankees release Babe Ruth, he signs with Boston Braves

RADAR Demonstrated

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

1935 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Azzedine Alaïa, Tunisian-born fashion designer, born in Tunis, Tunisia (d. 2017)
  • Dorval Rodrigues, Brazilian soccer right winger (13 caps; Santos FC, SE Palmeiras), born in Porto Alegre, Brazil (d. 2021)
Born in 1935

About February 26, 1935

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 88 years and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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