On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1935

Historical Events

  • 1st "Hawaii Calls" radio program is broadcast

Event of interestEvent of Interest

FDR signs US National Labor Relations Act

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • 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: 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? 86 years and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer