What Happened on January 1, 1935

Historical Events

  • 1st Orange Bowl: Bucknell beats Miami (FL), 26-0
  • 1st Sugar Bowl: Tulane beats Temple, 20-14
  • 21st Rose Bowl: Alabama beats Stanford, 29-13
  • Associated Press inaugurates Wirephoto
  • Eastern Airlines hires Eddie Rickenbacker as GM
  • President Mustapha Kemal Pasha names himself "Ataturk: Father of Turkey"

Famous Birthdays

  • B. Kliban, American cartoonist known for his drawings of cats, usually with horrible puns (Love to Eat Them Mousies), born in Norwalk, Connecticut (d. 1990)
  • Harold Martina, Netherland Antilles, pianist/conductor
  • Valentin Nikolaevich N Benderov, Russian cosmonaut
1935 Highlights

About January 1, 1935

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 87 years and 9 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn