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, Wrapped Reichstag), born in Gabrovo, Kingdom of Bulgaria (d. 2020)
  • Jeanne-Claude [Denat de Guillebon], French artist (Running Fence, Wrapped Reichstag), born in Casablanca, French Morocco (d. 2009)
  • Samak Sundaravej, 25th Prime Minister of Thailand (2008), born in Bangkok, Thailand (d. 2009)
Born in 1935

About June 13, 1935

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 11 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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