On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1935

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Cole Porter's musical "Jubilee" premieres in NYC

Composer and Lyricist Cole Porter
Composer and Lyricist
Cole Porter

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestLuciano Pavarotti

Luciano Pavarotti, Italian operatic tenor (Oh Giorgio, The Three Tenors), born in Modena, Italy (d. 2007)

Operatic Tenor Luciano Pavarotti
Operatic Tenor
Luciano Pavarotti
  • Sam Moore, American R&B and soul vocalist (Sam & Dave - Soul Man), born in Miami, Florida
  • William Raspberry, American columnist (Pulitzer 1994), born in Okolona, Mississippi (d. 2012)
1935 Highlights

About October 12, 1935

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 1 month and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra