What Happened on October 24, 1935

Historical Events

Music History

Langston Hughes' stage drama "Mulatto: A Tragedy of the Deep South", opens at Vanderbilt Theatre, NYC; runs for 373 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Sanford Clark, American country-rockabilly singer and guitarist ("The Fool"; "Son Of A Gun"), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma (d. 2021)
Born in 1935

Famous Deaths

  • Abe Landau, American gangster (henchman for Dutch Schultz), murdered at 39
  • Dutch Schultz [Arthur Flegenheimer], American gangster, murdered at 33
  • Henri Pirenne, Belgian historian (History of Belgium), dies at 72
  • Otto "Aba Daba" Berman, American gangster (accountant for Dutch Schultz), murdered at 44
1935 Highlights

About October 24, 1935

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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