On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1935

Historical Events

  • Iceland becomes 1st western country to legalize abortion

Famous Birthdays

  • David John Lodge, British writer and literary critic (Soul & Bodies), born in London, England
  • Leonid Grabovsky, Ukranian contemporary classical composer (Meditation and Pathetic Recitative), born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • Manuel dos Santos Lima, Angolan revolutionary and poet (Pele do Diabo), born in Silva Porto, Portuguese Empire
  • Nicholas Pryor, American actor (The Hunger Games), born in Baltimore, Maryland

Famous Deaths

  • Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov, Russian composer and musician (Armenian Rhapsody), dies at 75
1935 Highlights

About January 28, 1935

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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