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
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