On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 1935

Historical Events

  • 10-to-1 underdog James J Braddock upsets defending champion Max Baer in a 15 round unanimous points decision at Madison Square Garden, NYC for the world heavyweight boxing title
  • Hammond scores his 100th hundred, 116 for Gloucs v Somerset

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksandr Alekseyevich Kiselyov, Russian cosmonaut, born in Moscow
  • Christo [Javacheff], Bulgarian artist and wrapper (Running Fence), born in Gabrovo, Kingdom of Bulgaria (d. 2020)
  • Jeanne-Claude, French artist (Running Fence), born in Casablanca, French Morocco
  • Samak Sundaravej, 25th Prime Minister of Thailand (2008), born in Bangkok, Thailand (d. 2009)
1935 Highlights

About June 13, 1935

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini