What Happened on October 21, 1935

Famous Birthdays

  • (George) Derek Bell, Northern Irish harpist, pianist, oboist, musicologist, and composer (The Chieftans; "Three Images of Ireland in Druid Times"), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland (d. 2002)
  • Bobby Few, American jazz pianist and vocalist, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2021)
  • Don Rader, American big band jazz trumpeter and arranger (Woody Herman; Maynard Ferguson; Count Basie; Les Brown), born in Rochester, Pennsylvania
1935 Highlights

About October 21, 1935

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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