On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 1935

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)
  • Vicente Cantatore, Argentine soccer manager (Chile, Real Valladolid, Colo Colo, Real Betis, Sevilla, Sporting de Gijón), born in Rosario, Argentina (d. 2021)

Famous Deaths

  • Frederic Hymen Cowen, composer, dies at 83
1935 Highlights

About October 6, 1935

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 86 years and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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