On This Day

What Happened on May 14, 1935

Historical Events

  • LA's Griffith Planetarium opens, 3rd in US
  • Northamptonshire County Cricket Club gains (over Somerset at Taunton by 48 runs) what proved to be their last victory for 99 matches, a record in the County Championship. Their next Championship win was not until May 29, 1939.
  • Plebiscite in the Philippines ratifies independence agreement

Famous Deaths


Person of interestMagnus Hirschfeld

Magnus Hirschfeld, German physician and gay rights advocate, dies of a heart attack at 67

Physician and Gay Rights Advocate Magnus Hirschfeld
Physician and Gay Rights Advocate
Magnus Hirschfeld

1935 Highlights

About May 14, 1935

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus