Historical Events in August 1935

  • Aug 7 60% of voters agrees to nazism in Danzig (Gdansk)
  • Aug 10 3rd Venice Film Festival opens
  • Aug 11 Nazi mass demonstration against German Jews
  • Aug 12 49th U.S. Women's National Championship: Helen Jacobs beats Sarah Palfrey Cooke (6-2, 6-4)
  • Aug 13 Transcontinental Roller Derby begins (Chicago Coliseum)
  • Aug 14 Social Security Act becomes law
  • Aug 20 Military coup by General Pons & president Ibarra in Ecuador
  • Aug 26 CCC camp opens in Brecksville Reservation of Cleveland Metroparks
  • Aug 29 2nd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chicago Bears 5, All-Stars 0 (77,450)
  • Aug 31 1st national skeet championship (Indianapolis)
  • Aug 31 Chicago White Sox Vern Kennedy no-hits Cleveland Indians, 5-0

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Aug 31 FDR signs an act prohibiting export of US arms to belligerents

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Aug 31 Russian Aleksei Stachanov digs 105 tons of cabbages in 6 hours