On This Day

What Happened on October 4, 1935

Famous Birthdays

  • Eddie Applegate, American actor (Patty Duke Show), born in Wyncote, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • Jimmy Orr, American NFL wide receiver (Pro Bowl 1959, 65; Super Bowl 1971; Baltimore Colts), born in Seneca, South Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Barbados Joe Walcott, Barbadian boxer (World Welterweight champion 1901-06; first black to hold title), dies in a car accident at 62
  • Jean BĂ©raud, French painter (b. 1849)
  • Marie Gutheil-Schoder, German soprano (b. 1874)
1935 Highlights

About October 4, 1935

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra