On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1935

Historical Events

  • Spectrophotometer patented, AC Hardy

Famous Birthdays

Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley, American singer and King of Rock and Roll (Blue Suede Shoes, Hounddog), born in Tupelo Mississippi (d. 1977)

  • Ian Bargh, Scottish-born Canadian jazz pianist and composer, born in Prestwick, Scotland (d. 2012)
  • Jesse Garon Presley, American stillborn twin brother of Elvis Presley, born in Tupelo, Mississippi (d. 1935)
  • Nolan Miller, American fashion & jewellery designer (Dynasty, Love Boat), born in Burkburnett, Texas (d. 2012)
1935 Highlights

About January 8, 1935

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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