On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1935

Historical Events

Music releaseMusic Premiere

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

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? 86 years and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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