On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 1935

Historical Events

Agreement of Interest

French Foreign minister Pierre Laval and Benito Mussolini sign the Franco-Italian Agreement

  • Zoe Akins' "Old Maid" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Kenny Davern, American jazz clarinetist, born in Huntington, New York (d. 2006)
  • Noam Sheriff, Israeli composer, born in Ramat Gan, Israel (d. 2018)
  • Tommy Johnson, American orchestral tubist (Jaws theme), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2006)
  • Valeri Nikolayevich Kubasov, Soviet/Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz 6, 19, 36/35), born in Vyazniki, Russia (d. 2014)

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Ewing, Scottish Physicist (magnetic properties of metals, hysteresis), dies at 79
1935 Highlights

About January 7, 1935

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

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