On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1935

Historical Events

  • Senator Huey Long of Louisiana speaks continually for 15½ hours in then Senate's longest speech (150,000 words)
  • Weapons pact ends 3 year war of Gran Chaco (Bolivia vs Paraguay)

Famous Birthdays

  • Christoph Meckel, German writer, born in Berlin
  • Ian Craig, Australian cricket batsman and captain (11 Tests; NSW), born in Yass, Australia (d. 2014)
1935 Highlights

About June 12, 1935

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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