On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1935

Historical Events

Music releaseMusical Finale

Cole Porter's musical "Anything Goes" closes at 46th Street Theatre, NYC, after 420 performances

Composer and Lyricist Cole Porter
Composer and Lyricist
Cole Porter

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 René, 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, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio