On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1935

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart's musical "Jumbo" premieres in NYC

Composer Richard Rodgers
Composer
Richard Rodgers

Famous Birthdays

  • Elizabeth Drew, American journalist (Politics & Money: The Road to Corruption), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • France-Albert RenĂ©, 2nd President of Seychelles (1977-2004), born in Victoria, Crown Colony of Seychelles (d. 2019)

Famous Deaths

  • Kurt Schindler, composer, dies at 53
1935 Highlights

About November 16, 1935

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 85 years and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio