On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 1935

Historical Events

Treaty of Interest

Adolf Hitler orders German re-armament in violation of The Treaty of Versailles

  • Scotland beats England, 10-7 at Murrayfield, Edinburgh to allow Ireland to win the Home Nations Rugby Championship with a 2-1 record

Famous Birthdays

  • Teresa Berganza, Spanish soprano

Famous Deaths

  • Aron Nimzowitsch, Latvian-born chess player (b. 1886)
  • John Macleod, Scottish-Canadian physiologist (Nobel 1923), dies at 58
1935 Highlights

About March 16, 1935

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 10 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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