On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1935

Historical Events

  • French liner Normandie begins its maiden voyage, arrived in NYC on June 3rd
  • Hague local museum opens

Famous Birthdays

  • AndrĂ© Brink, South African writer (Dry White Season), born in Vrede, Free State
  • Denis Worrall, South African politician and leader (DP), born in Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Martin Garrod, Commandant General Royal Marines, born in Darjeeling, India (d. 2009))

Famous Deaths

  • Josef Suk, Czech violinist/composer, dies at 61
1935 Highlights

About May 29, 1935

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini