June 1935 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 1 Driving test & license plates introduced in England
  • Jun 1 Yanks set solo HR record with 6 beat Boston 7-2
  • Jun 3 French liner SS Normandie sets Atlantic crossing record of four days, three hours and 14 minutes on her maiden voyage
  • Jun 3 One thousand unemployed Canadian workers board freight cars in Vancouver, British Columbia, beginning a protest trek to Ottawa, Ontario
  • Jun 9 Ho-Umezu Agreement: the Republic of China, under KMT administration, recognizes Japanese occupations in Northeast China.
  • Jun 10 In Akron, Ohio, Dr. Robert H. Smith (Dr. Bob) from Akron & Bill Wilson from New York City form Alcoholics Anonymous (date of Smith's last drink)
  • Jun 11 Inventor Edwin Armstrong gives the first public demonstration of FM broadcasting in the United States, at Alpine, New Jersey.
  • Jun 12 Weapons pact ends 3 year war of Gran Chaco (Bolivia vs Paraguay)
  • Jun 12 Senator Huey Long of Louisiana speaks continually for 15½ hours in then Senate's longest speech (150,000 words)
  • Jun 13 Hammond scores his 100th hundred, 116 for Gloucs v Somerset
  • Jun 14 Chaco War between Bolivia & Paraguay ends

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Jun 16 US Congress accepts FDR's "New Deal"

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Jun 23 UK Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden offers Benito Mussolini a Somalian harbor

British Prime Minister Anthony Eden
British Prime Minister
Anthony Eden
  • Jun 26 Andrew Sandham's 100th FC hundred, 103 v Hants
  • Jun 26 Lloyd Waner sets record of 18 putouts in center in doubleheader
  • Jun 26 SDAP & CPH achieve majority in city council in Amsterdam
  • Jun 26 Work service for recent graduates becomes obligatory in Germany
  • Jun 27 Danno O'Mahoney beats Jim Londos in Boston, to become wrestling champ
  • Jun 28 Earl Averill's consecutive-game streak ends at 673
  • Jun 28 FDR orders a federal gold vault to be built at Fort Knox, Kentucky
  • Jun 30 Danno O'Mahoney beats Ed George in Boston, to become wrestling champ
  • Jun 30 The Senegalese Socialist Party holds its first congress.

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 1 John Edward Porter, (Rep-R-IL, 1980- )
  • Jun 1 Reverend Ike [Frederick J. Eikerenkoetter II], American televangelist (Joy of Living), born in Ridgeland, South Carolina (d. 2009)
  • Jun 2 Carol Shields, American-born novelist (d. 2
  • Jun 2 Dimitri Kitsikis, Greek turkologist
  • Jun 3 Raoul Franklin, chancellor (City University London)
  • Jun 6 Jean Gattegno, French translator and scholar, born in Paris (d. 1994)
  • Jun 7 Thomas Kailath, American electrical engineer, born in Pune, Maharashtra, India
  • Jun 10 Tom Pendry, MP (Labour)
  • Jun 10 Elio Fiorucci, Italian fashion designer, born in Milan (d. 2015)
  • Jun 12 Christoph Meckel, German writer, born in Berlin
  • Jun 13 Aleksandr Alekseyevich Kiselyov, Russian cosmonaut
  • Jun 13 Christo [Javacheff], Bulgaria, artist, wrapper (Running Fence)
  • Jun 13 Jeanne-Claude Denat de Guillebonnt, French artist
  • Jun 13 Samak Sundaravej, Thai 25th Prime Minister (former)
  • Jun 14 Jan Nijland, Dutch politician (CDA)
  • Jun 15 Fernand Schokweiler, British judge
  • Jun 16 Jim Dine, pop artist (St John the Divine), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Jun 18 Hugh McColl, American banker, born in Bennettsville, South Carolina
  • Jun 20 Anthony Pilkington, CEO (Pilkington Pic)
  • Jun 21 Francoise Sagan, [Quoirez], French novelist (Bonjour Trieste), born in Cajarc, France
  • Jun 23 Maurice Ferre, former mayor of Miami
  • Jun 24 Pete Hamill, journalist (NY Post), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jun 25 Wynand Breytenbach, South African soldier and politician, Deputy Minister of Defense (1986-94), born in Orange Free State, South Africa (d. 2002)
  • Jun 26 Douglas Peterson, American politician and diplomat, born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Jun 27 Eduard Pavlovich Kugno, Russian cosmonaut, born in Poltava, Ukraine (d. 1994)
  • Jun 30 [Jacob] "Jack" Rosenthal, American journalist and government official, born in Tel Aviv, Israel (d. 2017)

Deaths in History

  • Jun 6 Julian Byng, 1st Viscount Byng of Vimy, British army officer, dies at 72
  • Jun 7 Ivan V Mitsjoerin, Russian botanist, dies
  • Jun 22 Szymon Askenazy, Polish historian, diplomat and politician (b. 1866)
  • Jun 27 Eugene Augustin Lauste, French inventor (b. 1857)