On This Day

What Happened on September 12, 1935

Historical Events

Historic Event

Millionaire Howard Hughes flies his own designed plane at 352.46 mph

  • US National Championship Men's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Wilmer Allison beats Sidney Wood 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 for his lone major singles title
  • US National Championship Women's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Helen Jacobs beats Sarah Palfrey Cooke 6-2, 6-4 for her 4th consecutive US singles title

Famous Birthdays

  • Allan B. Swift, American politician (Rep-D-Washington, 1979-95), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Richard H Hunt, sculptor (Pyramidal Construction), born in Chicago, Illinois
1935 Highlights

About September 12, 1935

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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