On This Day

What Happened on January 30, 1935

Historical Events


Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

Ezra Pound meets Benito Mussolini, reads from a draft of "Cantos"


Famous Birthdays

  • Elsa Martinelli, Italian actress (Indian Fighter), born in Grosseto, Tuscany, Italy (d. 2017)
  • John George Hughes, British academic & 9th bishop of Kensington (1987-1994), born in England (d. 1994)
  • Richard Brautigan, American novelist & poet (Trout Fishing in America), born in Tacoma, Washington
1935 Highlights

About January 30, 1935

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius