On This Day

What Happened on September 12, 1935

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Millionaire Howard Hughes flies his own designed plane at 352.46 mph

Aviator and Businessman Howard Hughes
Aviator and Businessman
Howard Hughes
  • 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? 85 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo