On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 1935

Historical Events


AgreementAgreement of Interest

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

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
Prime Minister of France and Head of Vichy France Pierre Laval
Prime Minister of France and Head of Vichy France
Pierre Laval
  • 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? 85 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn