On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 1935

Historical Events

  • Pirates beat Phillies 20-5
  • The Moscow Metro is opened to public

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Bragg, American pole vaulter (Olympic gold 1960), born in Penns Grove, New Jersey (d. 2019)
  • Gordon Mills, British songwriter (Tom Jones - "It's Not Unusual"), born in Madras, India (d. 1986)
  • Ted Dexter, English cricket all-rounder and captain (62 Tests, 4,502 runs @ 47.89, 9 x 100s, 66 wickets; Sussex), born in Milan, Italy (d. 2021)

Famous Deaths

  • Kazimir Malevich, Polish/Ukrainian artist (b. 1878)
1935 Highlights

About May 15, 1935

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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