On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1935

Historical Events

  • 1st greetings telegram sent in Britain
  • The world's first children's railway opens in Tbilisi, USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • George Varnals, South African cricket batsman (England 1964-65)
  • Les Reed, English songwriter (It's Not Unusual), born in Woking, Surrey
  • Pat Oliphant, Australia, cartoonist (7 Pres: The Art of Oliphant)
  • Trevor Chinn, CEO (Lex)
1935 Highlights

About July 24, 1935

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 85 years and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo