On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1935

Historical Events

  • Andrew Varipapa sets bowling record of 2,652 points in 10 games
  • First automobile to exceed 300mph, Malcolm Campbell powers Bluebird to 301.129mph at Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah

Famous Birthdays

  • Dorothy Masuka, Zimbabwe-born South African jazz singer and activist, born in Bulawayo, Southern Rhodesia (d. 2019)
  • Otto Ketting, Dutch trumpeter and composer (Passacaglia), born in Amsterdam (d. 2012)

Famous Deaths

  • Johannes Aengenent, Bishop of Haarlem (1928-35), dies at 62
1935 Highlights

About September 3, 1935

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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