On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1935

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 novelist (Confessions), born in Lambeth, London (d. 2015)
  • 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
  • Lester Piggott, British jockey (11 time champ), born in Wantage, Berkshire, England
  • Nicholas Maw, British composer, born in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England (d. 2009)

Famous Deaths

  • Mina Dilis-Beersmans, Flemish actress/wife of John Dilis, dies at 71
1935 Highlights

About November 5, 1935

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 85 years and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio