On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1935

Historical Events

  • 300 Dutch ice cream salesmen protest against Italian competition
  • Clifford Odets' "Waiting for Lefty" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Malcolm Frager, American concert pianist, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1991)
  • Robert Silverberg, American sci-fi author (Hugo, Regan's Planet), born in Brooklyn, New York
1935 Highlights

About January 15, 1935

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

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