On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1935

Historical Events

  • Spectrophotometer patented, AC Hardy

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestElvis Presley

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

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley
  • 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? 85 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn