What Happened on July 5, 1935

Historical Events

  • 1st "Hawaii Calls" radio program is broadcast

Historic Event

FDR signs US National Labor Relations Act

  • 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

Wimbledon Men's Tennis

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Fred Perry successfully defends his title against German Gottfried von Cramm 6-2, 6-4, 6-4


Famous Birthdays

  • Edward McInnes, German scholar, born in Maybole, Ayrshire (d. 1996)
  • John Gilmore, American true crime author (Severed: The True Story of the Black Dahlia Murder), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)

Famous Deaths

  • Daniel Plooy, Dutch new testament expert, dies at 58
1935 Highlights

About July 5, 1935

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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