On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 1935

Historical Events

  • 1st broadcast of "Gang Busters" on NBC-radio
  • Switzerland: A Royal Dutch Airlines plane en route from Milan to Frankfurt crashes into a Swiss mountain, killing thirteen

Famous Birthdays

  • Lord Peter Palumbo, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire
  • Ted Rogers, British comedian and game show host (3-2-1), born in Kennington, London, England (d. 2001)
1935 Highlights

About July 20, 1935

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 87 years and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer