What Happened on October 2, 1935

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mussolini's Italian army attacks Abyssinia (Ethiopia)

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • NY Hayden Planetarium, 4th in US, opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Frankl, Hungarian-British pianist, born in Budapest, Hungary

Person of interestRobert Henry Lawrence, Jr.

Robert Henry Lawrence, Jr., 1st African-American astronaut and U.S. Air Force major, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1967)