On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1935

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Mitchell, American Pro Football Hall of Fame running back (Pro Bowl 1960, 62–64; First-team All-Pro 1962–64; Cleveland Browns, Washington Redskins), born in Hot Springs, Arkansas (d. 2020)
  • Grant Green, American jazz guitarist, born in St. Louis (d. 1979)
  • Jean Gattegno, French translator and scholar, born in Paris (d. 1994)
  • Misha Mengelberg, Dutch jazz pianist and composer (Reconstruction), born in Kiev, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (d. 2017)

Famous Deaths

  • Jacques Urlus, tenor (Opera of Leipzig, Song of the Earth), dies at 68
  • Julian Byng, 1st Viscount Byng of Vimy, British army officer, dies at 72
1935 Highlights

About June 6, 1935

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini