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)
Born in 1935

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Weiss, American physician who murdered US Senator Huey Long, shot and killed by the senator's bodyguards at 28

Edward L. Doheny (1856-1935)

American oil tycoon who drilled the 1st successful oil well in Los Angeles and set off the California oil boom, dies of natural causes at 79

Huey Long (1893-1935)

American politician, 40th Governor of Louisiana (1928-32) and Senator (1932-35), assassinated at 42 by Carl Weiss at the Baton Rouge Capitol building

1935 Highlights

About September 8, 1935

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 88 years and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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