On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1935

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestA. J. Foyt

A. J. Foyt, American racing driver (Indy 500 - 1961, 64, 67 & 77), born in Houston, Texas

Racing Car Driver A. J. Foyt
Racing Car Driver
A. J. Foyt
  • Udo Lattek, German football striker (VfL Osnabrück) and coach (Bayern Munich, Borussia Mönchengladbach, Borussia Dortmund, Barcelona), born in Boże, Poland (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

  • Ma Barker, American criminal (b. 1871)
  • Richard Wetz, German composer (Requiem Op. 50 in B minor), dies of lung cancer at 59
1935 Highlights

About January 16, 1935

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn