On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 1935

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Italian army occupies Adua Abyssinia
  • Market Street Railway, San Francisco, starts using trackless trolley coaches

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruno Sammartino, Italian American strongman and professional wrestler, born in Pizzoferrato, Italy (d. 2018)
  • Charito Solis, Filipino actress (d. 1998)

Famous Deaths

  • Frederic Hymen Cowen, composer, dies at 83