On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 1935

Historical Events

Radio Premiere

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

  • Ft Jefferson National Monument, Florida established

Famous Birthdays

Floyd Patterson

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

  • Kenneth Money, Canadian scientist and CAF astronaut (STS 42-alt), born in Toronto, Ontario
1935 Highlights

About January 4, 1935

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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