What Happened on October 12, 1935

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Cole Porter's musical "Jubilee" opens at the Imperial Theatre, NYC; runs for 167 performances

Famous Birthdays

Luciano Pavarotti (1935-2007)

Italian operatic tenor (Oh Giorgio; The Three Tenors), born in Modena, Italy

  • 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)
Born in 1935
1935 Highlights

About October 12, 1935

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 11 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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