What Happened in July 1935

Historical Events

  • Jul 1 Algemeen Nederlands Persbureau (ANP, General Dutch Press Agency) forms in Amsterdam
  • Jul 2 Great Britain amateur boxing team beats United States in the first International Golden Gloves tournament
  • Jul 5 1st "Hawaii Calls" radio program is broadcast

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 5 FDR signs US National Labor Relations Act

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 5 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Helen Wills Moody wins her 7th of 8 Wimbledon singles titles beating Helen Jacobs 6-3, 3-6, 7-5

Tennis Player Helen Wills Moody
Tennis Player
Helen Wills Moody
  • Jul 5 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Fred Perry successfully defends his title against German Gottfried von Cramm 6-2, 6-4, 6-4
  • Jul 5 Tony (Brooklyn Dodgers) and Al (NY Giants) Cuccinello become the first brothers to both hit a MLB homer in the same game, Dodgers win 14-4
  • Jul 6 Rotterdam architect A van de Steurs Museum Boymans opens
  • Jul 8 3rd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-1 at Municipal Stadium, Cleve
  • Jul 12 Belgium recognizes Soviet Union
  • Jul 13 Richard Strauss resigns as chairman of Reichskulturkammer
  • Jul 13 US-Russian commerce treaty takes effect
  • Jul 16 First automatic parking meter in the United States is installed in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Jul 17 "Variety" publishes famous headline "Sticks Nix Hick Pix"
  • Jul 18 Amsterdam city council accept city growth plan through the year 2000
  • Jul 20 1st broadcast of "Gang Busters" on NBC-radio
  • Jul 20 Switzerland: A Royal Dutch Airlines plane en route from Milan to Frankfurt crashes into a Swiss mountain, killing thirteen
  • Jul 22 Lester Walton appointed US minister to Liberia
  • Jul 24 1st greetings telegram sent in Britain
  • Jul 24 The world's first children's railway opens in Tbilisi, USSR
  • Jul 27 Floods at Yangtzee Jiang and Hoangh, kill 200,000
  • Jul 28 29th Tour de France won by Romain Maes of Belgium
  • Jul 30 1st Penguin book is published, starting the paperback revolution
  • Jul 31 3rd Dutch government of Colijn sworn in

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 1 James Cotton, American blues vocalist and harmonica player, born in Tunica, Mississippi (d. 2017)
  • Jul 2 Dick Dolman, economist/Dutch politician 2nd Chamber
  • Jul 2 Ed Bullins, playwright, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 2 Gilbert Kalish, pianist/professor (SUNY Stony Brook), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 3 Harrison H "Jack" Schmitt, Santa Rita NM, astronaut (Apollo 17)
  • Jul 3 John Swan, PM (Bermuda)
  • Jul 4 Paul Scoon, Grenadian politician (2nd Governor-General of Grenada (1978-92)), born in Gouyave, British Windward Islands (d. 2013)
  • Jul 5 Edward McInnes, German scholar
  • Jul 5 John Gilmore, American true crime author

Person of interestTenzin Gyatso

Jul 6 14th Dalai Lama, Tibetan spiritual leader of Tibet's Lamaistic Buddhists, born in Taktser, Qinghai, China

14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso
14th Dalai Lama
Tenzin Gyatso
  • Jul 8 John David Crow, football player (Heisman Trophy 1957)
  • Jul 8 Steve Lawrence, American singer and actor (Go Away Little Girl, Lonely Guy), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 8 Vitali Ivanovich Sevastiyanov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 9, 18B)
  • Jul 9 Mercedes Sosa, Argentinian singer (exponent of nueva canción), born in San Miguel de Tucumán, Tucumán, Argentina (d. 2009)
  • Jul 9 Ronnie Burns, American actor and adopted son of George Burns, born in Evanston, Illinois (d. 2007)
  • Jul 9 Wim [Willem Frederik] Duisenberg, Dutch Minister of Finance (PvdA), born in Heerenveen, Netherlands (d. 2005)
  • Jul 10 Tura Satana, Japanese-American actress (Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!), born in Hokkaidō, Japan (d. 2012)
  • Jul 10 Wilson Whineray, New Zealand All Black rugby player (1957-65), born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 2012)
  • Jul 11 Oliver Napier, Northern Irish politician
  • Jul 11 Frederick Hemke, American saxophonist
  • Jul 12 Barrie Wilson, British religious scholar (How Jesus Became Christian) (d. 1995)
  • Jul 12 Chris Burger, South African cricketer (South African batsman v Australia 1957-58), born in Randfontein, South Africa (d. 2014)
  • Jul 13 Jack F Kemp, (Rep-R-NY)/right-wing/US Secretary of Housing (1989-93)
  • Jul 15 Alex Karras, NFLer (Detroit Lions)/actor (George-Webster), born in Gary, Indiana (d. 2012)
  • Jul 15 Ken Kercheval, Wolcottville Ind, actor (Cliff Barnes-Dallas)
  • Jul 15 Donn Clendenon, baseball player (d. 2005)
  • Jul 16 Tom Rosenthal, British publisher and broadcaster, born in London (d. 2014)
  • Jul 17 Donald Sutherland, St John New Brunswick, Canadian actor (M*A*S*H, Body Snatchers)
  • Jul 17 Diahann Carroll, actress (Julia, Claudine, Dominique-Dynasty), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jul 17 P D Q Bach, [Peter Schickele], Iowa, composer (5th of Beethoven)
  • Jul 18 Tenley Albright, American figure skater (Olympic gold 1952, 56), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jul 18 Jayendra Saraswathi, Hindu religious leader (69th Shankaracharya Guru), born in Irulneeki, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu (d. 2018)
  • Jul 19 Vasily Livanov, Russian film actor and screenwriter, born in Moscow, Russia
  • Jul 20 Lord Peter Palumbo, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire
  • Jul 20 Ted Rogers, comedian (Aladdin, Cinderella), born in London, England
  • Jul 21 Julian Pettifer, English TV-host
  • Jul 21 Kaye Stevens, Pitts, singer/comedienne (Jerry Lewis Show)
  • Jul 21 Norbert Blüm, German politician
  • Jul 21 Moe Drabowsky, baseball player (d. 2006)
  • Jul 22 Tom Cartwright, England cricket medium pacer (5 Tests 1964-65)
  • Jul 23 Hein Heinsen, Danish artist, born in Grindsted, Denmark
  • Jul 24 George Varnals, South African cricket batsman (England 1964-65)
  • Jul 24 Les Reed, English songwriter (It's Not Unusual), born in Woking, Surrey
  • Jul 24 Pat Oliphant, Australia, cartoonist (7 Pres: The Art of Oliphant)
  • Jul 24 Trevor Chinn, CEO (Lex)
  • Jul 25 Adnan Khashoggi, Saudi businessman (arms dealing), born in Mecca, Saudi Arabia (d. 2017)
  • Jul 25 Barbara Harris [Sandra Mankwitz], American actress (Plaza Suite, Family Plot), born in Evanston, lllinois
  • Jul 25 Larry Sherry, American baseball player, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2006)
  • Jul 25 Lars Werner, Swedish communist leader, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2013)
  • Jul 27 Billy McCullough, Northern Irish footballer, born in Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland
  • Jul 28 Simon Dee, British television broadcaster
  • Jul 29 Peter Schreier, Meissen Germany, tenor (Dresden State Opera 1961)
  • Jul 31 Geoffrey Lewis, actor (Earl-Flo, Gun Shy), born in Plainfield, New Jersey
  • Jul 31 Yvon Deschamps, French-Canadian author and humorist, born in Montreal, Canada

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 2 Hank O'Day, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher, umpire, manager (umpire 10 World Series), dies of bronchial pneumonia at 75
  • Jul 3 André Citroën, French automobile pioneer (b. 1878)
  • Jul 5 Daniel Plooy, Dutch new testament expert, dies at 58
  • Jul 12 Alfred Dreyfus, French Jewish artillery officer (Dreyfus Affair), dies at 75
  • Jul 15 Alfred Archer, cricketer (England batsman in one Test 1899), dies
  • Jul 15 Pieter WA Cort van de Linden, Dutch premier (1913-18), dies at 89
  • Jul 17 George William Russell, Irish nationalist, poet and artist, dies at 68
  • Jul 26 Winsor McCay, American cartoonist (Little Nemo), dies at 63