On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1935

Historical Events

  • Willy de Supervise swims runs world record 200 m freestyle (2:25.2)

Famous Birthdays

  • James Clay, American jazz tenor saxophonist, born in Dallas, Texas (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Weiss, American physician who murdered US Senator Huey Long, shot and killed by the senator's bodyguards at 28
  • Huey Long, American politician (40th Governor of Louisiana), assassinated at Baton Rouge Capitol building at 42
1935 Highlights

About September 8, 1935

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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