On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 1935

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Frank Bartell (Czech), cycles record 80.584 mph in LA

Famous Birthdays

  • Derek Kevan, Ripon, England, footballer (14 caps), (d. 2013)
  • Ron Delany, Irish 1500m runner (Olympic gold 1956), born in Arklow, Republic of Ireland

Famous Deaths

  • Fridolf Rhudin, Swedish actor and comedian (The Wrong Millionaire, Secret Svensson), dies from brain fever at 39

Person of interestOliver Wendell Holmes Jr

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr, US 59th Supreme Court justice (1902-32), dies of pneumonia at 93