On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 1935

Historical Events

  • Belgium recognizes Soviet Union

Famous Birthdays

  • Barrie Wilson, British religious scholar (How Jesus Became Christian) (d. 1995)
  • Chris Burger, South African cricketer (South African batsman v Australia 1957-58), born in Randfontein, South Africa (d. 2014)
  • Hans Tilkowski, German soccer goalkeeper (39 caps, West Germany; Westfalia Herne, Borussia Dortmund, Eintracht Frankfurt), born in Husen, Germany (d. 2020)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestAlfred Dreyfus

Alfred Dreyfus, French Jewish artillery officer (Dreyfus Affair), dies at 75

Jewish Artillery Officer Alfred Dreyfus
Jewish Artillery Officer
Alfred Dreyfus

1935 Highlights

About July 12, 1935

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer