What Happened on October 23, 1935

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Dutch Schultz, Abe Landau, Otto Berman, and Bernard "Lulu" Rosencrantz are fatally shot at a saloon in Newark, New Jersey in what will become known as The Chophouse Massacre.
  • Gabby Hartnett selected NL MVP
  • Johnny Revolta wins PGA golf tournament

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Mackenzie King is elected as Prime Minister of Canada for the third time

10th Prime Minister of Canada Mackenzie King
10th Prime Minister of Canada
Mackenzie King

Famous Birthdays

  • Chi Chi Rodriguez, Puerto Rican PGA golfer (1972 Byron Nelson), born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico
  • Jimmy Dale, Canadian orchestra leader (The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour), born in London, England
  • Zbigniew Rudzinski, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Abe Landau, US gangster, murdered
  • Dutch Schultz [Arthur Flegenheimer], US gangster, murdered at 33
  • Otto "Aba Daba" Berman, US gangster, murdered