On This Day

What Happened on June 25, 1935

Historical Events

Sport defeatBoxing 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

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis
Boxer Primo Carnera
Primo Carnera

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? 86 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer