What Happened on June 25, 1935

Historical Events

Boxing Title Fight

Future world heavyweight boxing champion Joe Louis moves to 20-0 with 6th round KO of former champion Primo Carnera of Italy at Yankee Stadium, NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Eddie Floyd, American singer and composer (California Girl, Falcons), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • Kurt Schwertsik, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • Larry Kramer, American playwright and AIDS activist, born in Bridgeport, Connecticut (d. 2020)
  • Wynand Breytenbach, South African soldier and politician, Deputy Minister of Defense (1986-94), born in Orange Free State, South Africa (d. 2002)
1935 Highlights

About June 25, 1935

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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