What Happened in November 1935

Historical Events


Music releaseTheater Premiere

Nov 1 T. S. Eliot's play "Murder in the Cathedral" premieres in London

Poet, Author and Nobel Laureate T. S. Eliot
Poet, Author and Nobel Laureate
T. S. Eliot
  • Nov 3 George II returns to Greece after 12 years and regains monarchy
  • Nov 3 Korean runner Kitei Son [Sohn Kee-chung] set a new world record for the marathon (2:26:42)
  • Nov 5 Maryland Court of Appeals orders University of Maryland to admit Donald Murray, a black man
  • Nov 5 Parker Brothers launches game of Monopoly
  • Nov 6 1st test flight of Hawker Hurricane fighter aircraft

Film release premierFilm Premier

Nov 8 "Mutiny on the Bounty" directed by Frank Lloyd and starring Charles Laughton and Clark Gable premieres in New York (Best Production/Picture 1936)

  • Nov 9 Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) labor union forms
  • Nov 11 Explorer 2 balloon sets altitude record of 72,000 feet over SD
  • Nov 12 Egas Moniz performs the first modern brain surgery on the frontal lobes to treat mental disorders, at Santa Marta Hospital in Lisbon, Portugal
  • Nov 13 Anti-British riots in Egypt

Philippine <b>Revolution</b>Philippine Revolution

Nov 14 FDR proclaims Philippine Islands a free commonwealth

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Nov 14 Nazis deprive German Jews of their citizenship
  • Nov 15 Commonwealth of Philippines inaugurated
  • Nov 15 "A Night at the Opera", directed by Sam Wood, starring the Marx Brothers, is released
  • Nov 16 Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart's musical "Jumbo" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 21 Jean Giraudoux' "La Guerre de Troie n'Aura" premieres in Paris
  • Nov 22 Flying boat "China Clipper" takes off from Alameda, California, carrying 100,000 pieces of mail on 1st trans-Pacific airmail flight
  • Nov 24 The Senegalese Socialist Party holds its second congress.
  • Nov 25 International Institute for Social History (IISG) forms in Amsterdam

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 29 Michael Joseph Savage becomes the first Labour Prime Minsiter of New Zealand

New Zealand Prime Minister Michael Joseph Savage
New Zealand Prime Minister
Michael Joseph Savage

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Nov 29 Physicist Erwin Schrödinger publishes his famous thought experiment 'Schrödinger's cat', a paradox that illustrates the problem of the Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Erwin Schrödinger
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Erwin Schrödinger

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestGary Player

Nov 1 Gary Player, South African golfer (9-time major title winner), born in Johannesburg, South Africa

Golfer Gary Player
Golfer
Gary Player
  • Nov 1 Edward Said, Palestinian-born literary critic (d. 2003)

Person of interestCharles Koch

Nov 1 Charles Koch, American businesman and philanthropist (Koch Industries billionaire), born in Wichita, Kansas

CEO of Koch Industries Charles Koch
CEO of Koch Industries
Charles Koch
  • Nov 2 Mohammad Munaf, Pakistani cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler in 4 Tests 1959-62), born in Mumbai, India
  • Nov 4 Elgar Howarth, composer
  • Nov 5 Dick Davalos, actor (Jeff-The Americans), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Nov 5 Jerry Amper Dadap, composer
  • Nov 5 John Nicholas Maw, composer
  • Nov 5 Lester Piggott, British jockey (11 time champ)
  • Nov 5 Christopher Wood, English screenwriter and novellist
  • Nov 7 Willibrordus S Rendra, Indonesia, poet (Ballad orang-orang tertjina)
  • Nov 8 Alain Delon, French actor (Honor Among Thieves, Return of Zorro)
  • Nov 8 Alfonso López Trujillo, Colombian Cardinal Bishop
  • Nov 9 Bob Gibson, American baseball pitcher (Cy Young/NL MVP 1968), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Nov 10 Pippa Scott, actress (Virginian, Mr Lucky), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 10 Ronald Ellwin Evans, Captain USN/astronaut (Apollo 17), born in St. Francis, Kansas
  • Nov 10 Igor Dmitrievich Novikov, Russian astrophysicist
  • Nov 10 Bernard Babior, American biochemist
  • Nov 11 Birgitta "Bibi" Andersson, Swedish actress (Persona, Wild Strawberries), born in Kungsholmen, Stockholms län, Sweden
  • Nov 12 Terry Johnson, US R&B singer (Flamingos-I Know Better)
  • Nov 13 Thomas Augustine Martin, Irish academic, born in Ballinamore, County Leitrim (d. 1995)
  • Nov 13 Tom Atkins, American actor (Escape from New York), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 13 George Carey, Archbishop of Canterbury, born in The East End, Co. London
  • Nov 13 Michael Getler, American journalist and 1st ombudsman appointed by a US broadcasting network (PBS), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2018)
  • Nov 14 Hussein ibn Talal, King of Jordan (1952-99), born in Amman, Jordan (d. 1999)
  • Nov 14 Don Stewart, actor (Guiding Light)
  • Nov 14 Donald Edwin White, advertising copywriter/opera administrator
  • Nov 14 Gennadi Aleksandrovich Dolgopolov, cosmonaut
  • Nov 14 Hussein ibn Talal I, king of Jordan (1953- )
  • Nov 14 Jakusho Kwong, head of Sonoma Mountain Zen Center, born in Santa Rosa, California
  • Nov 15 Jerry Douglas, American director and writer (Grabby Awards Hall of Fame), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • Nov 15 Ariston Muguranayanga Chambati, politician/businessman
  • Nov 15 Peter John Welding, record producer
  • Nov 16 Elizabeth Drew, journalist (Politics & Money: The Road to Corruption)
  • Nov 16 France-Albert Rene, president of Seychelles (1977- )
  • Nov 17 Anton Sailer, Austrian skier (Olympic-3 golds-1956)
  • Nov 18 Frank Joseph Kofsky, teacher/writer
  • Nov 18 Rudolf Bahro, German dissident (d. 1997)
  • Nov 18 Rodney Hall, Australian author
  • Nov 19 Jack Welch, American businessman and CEO of General Electric, born in Salem, Massachusetts
  • Nov 19 Rashad Khalifa, Egyptian imam (d. 1990)
  • Nov 21 Fairuz, Lebanese singer
  • Nov 22 Ludmila Belousova, Russian pairs skater (Olympic gold 1964, 68), born in Ulyanovsk, Russia (d. 2017)
  • Nov 22 Michael Callan, [Calinieff], actor (Peter-Occasional Wife), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 23 Dean A Gallo, (Rep-R-NJ, 1985- )
  • Nov 23 Ken Eastwood, cricketer (opened for Aust v Eng SCG 1971)
  • Nov 23 Vladislav Nikolayevich Volkov, cosmonaut (Soyuz 7, 11), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Nov 24 Ronald V Dellums, (Rep-D-California, 1971- ), born in Oakland, California
  • Nov 24 Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister of Bahrain (1971 - present), born in Bahrain
  • Nov 26 Marian Mercer, actress/singer (Dean Martin Show), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Nov 27 Al Jackson Jr, drummer (Booker T & MGs-Chinese Checkers), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Nov 27 Helmut Friedrich Lachenmann, composer
  • Nov 27 Prakash Bhandari, cricketer (3 Tests for India in mid-50's, 77 runs)
  • Nov 27 Verity Lambert, English film and TV producer (1st producer of Doctor Who, The Naked Civil Servant), born in London (d. 2007)
  • Nov 27 Les Blank, American documentary filmmaker
  • Nov 28 Randolph Stow, author/poet (Suburbs of Hell)
  • Nov 28 Prince Hitachi, Japanese royalty

Famous Weddings

  • Nov 6 English Prince Henry weds Alice Montagu-Douglas-Scott

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 9 "Magnificent Obsession" actress Jane Wyatt (24) weds investment broker Edgar Bethune Ward in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Actress Jane Wyatt
Actress
Jane Wyatt

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 1 Émile Francqui, Belgian soldier and diplomat, dies at 72
  • Nov 2 Jock "Herbie" Cameron [Horace Brakenridge Cameron], South African cricket keeper (captain), dies of typhoid at 30
  • Nov 4 Miklos Radnai, composer, dies at 43
  • Nov 5 Mina Dilis-Beersmans, Flemish actress/wife of John Dilis, dies at 71
  • Nov 7 Lidj Jasu, emperor of Ethiopia, dies at 39
  • Nov 8 Hans Windisch, German New Testament scholar, dies at 54
  • Nov 9 Paolo Orsi, Italian Archaeologist, dies at 76
  • Nov 14 J Wouter[us] van Dieren, biologist (Terschelling), dies
  • Nov 16 Kurt Schindler, composer, dies at 53
  • Nov 19 F S Gough-Calthorpe, cricketer (England captain v WI 1930), dies

Person of interestJohn Rushworth Jellicoe

Nov 20 John Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe, British Admiral of the Fleet, dies of pneumonia at 75

British Admiral of the Fleet John Rushworth Jellicoe
British Admiral of the Fleet
John Rushworth Jellicoe
  • Nov 25 Maria H "Mina" Beersmans, Flemish actress (After 30 Years), dies at 72
  • Nov 28 Erich von Hornbostel, Austrian musicologist (b. 1877)
  • Nov 30 Fernando Pessoa, Portuguese poet and writer (The Book of Disquiet), dies at 47