What Happened on July 5, 1935

Day of the Week: Friday

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

Sport awardTennis Open

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Helen Wills Moody wins her 7th of 8 Wimbledon singles titles beating Helen Jacobs 6-3, 3-6, 7-5

Tennis Player Helen Wills Moody
Tennis Player
Helen Wills Moody

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward McInnes, German scholar
  • John Gilmore, American true crime author

Famous Deaths

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