July 1935 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 1 Algemeen Nederlands Persbureau (ANP, General Dutch Press Agency) forms in Amsterdam
  • Jul 5 1st "Hawaii Calls" radio program is broadcast

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 5 FDR signs US National Labor Relations Act

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Jul 6 Rotterdam architect A van de Steurs Museum Boymans opens
  • Jul 12 Belgium recognizes Soviet Union
  • Jul 13 Richard Strauss resigns as chairman of Reichskulturkammer
  • Jul 13 US-Russian commerce treaty takes effect
  • Jul 16 First automatic parking meter in the United States is installed in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Jul 17 "Variety" publishes famous headline "Sticks Nix Hick Pix"
  • Jul 18 Amsterdam city council accept city growth plan through the year 2000
  • Jul 20 Switzerland: A Royal Dutch Airlines plane en route from Milan to Frankfurt crashes into a Swiss mountain, killing thirteen
  • Jul 22 Lester Walton appointed US minister to Liberia
  • Jul 24 1st greetings telegram sent in Britain
  • Jul 24 The world's first children's railway opens in Tbilisi, USSR
  • Jul 27 Floods at Yangtzee Jiang and Hoangh, kill 200,000
  • Jul 30 1st Penguin book is published, starting the paperback revolution
  • Jul 31 3rd Dutch government of Colijn sworn in

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 2 Dick Dolman, economist/Dutch politician 2nd Chamber
  • Jul 2 Ed Bullins, playwright, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 3 Harrison H "Jack" Schmitt, Santa Rita NM, astronaut (Apollo 17)
  • Jul 3 John Swan, PM (Bermuda)
  • Jul 4 Paul Scoon, Grenadian politician (2nd Governor-General of Grenada (1978-92)), born in Gouyave, British Windward Islands (d. 2013)
  • Jul 5 Edward McInnes, German scholar
  • Jul 5 John Gilmore, American true crime author

Person of interestTenzin Gyatso

Jul 6 14th Dalai Lama, Tibetan spiritual leader of Tibet's Lamaistic Buddhists, born in Taktser, Qinghai, China

14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso
14th Dalai Lama
Tenzin Gyatso
  • Jul 8 Vitali Ivanovich Sevastiyanov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 9, 18B)
  • Jul 9 Wim [Willem Frederik] Duisenberg, Dutch Minister of Finance (PvdA), born in Heerenveen, Netherlands (d. 2005)
  • Jul 11 Oliver Napier, Northern Irish politician
  • Jul 12 Barrie Wilson, British religious scholar (How Jesus Became Christian) (d. 1995)
  • Jul 13 Jack F Kemp, (Rep-R-NY)/right-wing/US Secretary of Housing (1989-93)
  • Jul 18 Jayendra Saraswathi, Hindu religious leader (69th Shankaracharya Guru), born in Irulneeki, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu (d. 2018)
  • Jul 20 Lord Peter Palumbo, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire
  • Jul 21 Julian Pettifer, English TV-host
  • Jul 21 Norbert Blüm, German politician
  • Jul 23 Hein Heinsen, Danish artist, born in Grindsted, Denmark
  • Jul 24 Pat Oliphant, Australia, cartoonist (7 Pres: The Art of Oliphant)
  • Jul 24 Trevor Chinn, CEO (Lex)
  • Jul 25 Adnan Khashoggi, Saudi businessman (arms dealing), born in Mecca, Saudi Arabia (d. 2017)
  • Jul 25 Lars Werner, Swedish communist leader, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2013)

Deaths in History

  • Jul 3 André Citroën, French automobile pioneer (b. 1878)
  • Jul 5 Daniel Plooy, Dutch new testament expert, dies at 58
  • Jul 12 Alfred Dreyfus, French Jewish artillery officer (Dreyfus Affair), dies at 75
  • Jul 15 Pieter WA Cort van de Linden, Dutch premier (1913-18), dies at 89
  • Jul 17 George William Russell, Irish nationalist, poet and artist, dies at 68
  • Jul 26 Winsor McCay, American cartoonist (Little Nemo), dies at 63