On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 1935

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bob Hope 1st heard on network radio as part of "The Intimate Revue"

Entertainer and TV Personality Bob Hope
Entertainer and TV Personality
Bob Hope
  • Ft Jefferson National Monument, Florida established

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestFloyd Patterson

Floyd Patterson, American boxer (world heavyweight champion 1956-59, 1960-62, Olympic gold 1952), born in Waco, North Carolina (d. 2006)

Boxing Champion Floyd Patterson
Boxing Champion
Floyd Patterson
  • Kenneth Money, Canadian astronaut (STS 42-alt)
1935 Highlights

About January 4, 1935

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn