What Happened on October 10, 1935

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Coup under Gen Giorgios Kondylis in favor of Greek monarchy
  • George Gershwin's "Porgy & Bess" opens on Broadway NY
  • League of Nations denounces Italian invasion of Abyssinia

Famous Birthdays

  • André Bureau, French Canadian lawyer and communications executive, born in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada
  • Dave Charnley, British lightweight boxer (Dartford Destroyer), born in Dartford, England (d. 2012)
  • Khalil al-Wazir [Abu Jihad], Founder of Palestinian group Fatah and PLO leader, born in Ramla, Mandatory Palestine (d. 1988)
  • Ousmane Sow, Senegalese sculptor, born in Dhakar (d. 2016)
  • Paolo Renosto, Italian composer, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1988)

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Henderson, British Labour minister (Nobel Peace Prize 1934), dies at 72