On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1935

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Mitchell, American NFL running back and wide receiver (Browns, Redskins), born in Hot Springs, Arkansas
  • 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