On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 1935

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jesse Owens of US sets long jump record at 26' 8½"

Track and Field Athlete Jesse Owens
Track and Field Athlete
Jesse Owens

Famous Birthdays

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  • Edward "Kidd" Jordan, American jazz saxophonist and music educator, born in Crowley, New Orleans