On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1935

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Maryland Court of Appeals orders University of Maryland to admit Donald Murray, a black man
  • Parker Brothers launches game of Monopoly

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Wood, English screenwriter and novellist
  • Dick Davalos, American actor (Jeff-The Americans), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jerry Amper Dadap, Filippino guitarist and composer, born in Hinunangan, Southern Leyte
  • John Nicholas Maw, composer
  • Lester Piggott, British jockey (11 time champ)

Famous Deaths

  • Mina Dilis-Beersmans, Flemish actress/wife of John Dilis, dies at 71