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

  • André 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))
  • Sylvia Robinson, American singer (Mickey & Sylvia - "Love Is Strange"; solo - "Pillow Talk"), record producer, and record label executive (Sugar Hill Records), born in Harlem, New York City (d. 2011)

Famous Deaths

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

About May 29, 1935

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini