On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 1935

Historical Events

Historic Event

Amelia Earhart flies from Honolulu to Oakland Ca (non-stop, of course)

Famous Birthdays

  • Chuck Barksdale, American baritone doo-wop singer (The Dells - "I Can Sing a Rainbow"), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2019)
  • Ghita Nørby, Danish actress
  • Melvyn Hayes [Melvyn Hyams], English actor (Gunner "Gloria Beaumont in 'It Ain't Half Hot Mum'), born in London, England
1935 Highlights

About January 11, 1935

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 87 years and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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