On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1935

Testing Time for Drivers

Historical Events

  • Compulsory driving tests and license plates introduced in the United Kingdom

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Kralick, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1964; no hitter 1962; Washington Senators/Minnesota Twins, Cleveland Indians), born in Youngstown, Ohio (d. 2012)
  • Jim George, American weightlifter (Olympic silver light heavyweight 1960; bronze 1956; WR snatch, clean & jerk 1956), born in Akron, Ohio
  • John Porter, American politician (Rep-R-IL, 1980-2001), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Reverend Ike [Frederick J. Eikerenkoetter II], American televangelist (Joy of Living), born in Ridgeland, South Carolina (d. 2009)

Famous Deaths

  • Alberto Cametti, Italian composer, dies at 64
1935 Highlights

About June 1, 1935

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 4 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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