March 1935 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 3 Dutch Revolutionary Socialist Worker's party (RSAP), forms
  • Mar 5 1st premature baby health law in US (Chicago)
  • Mar 6 Frank Bartell (Czech), cycles record 80.584 mph in LA
  • Mar 7 Saar incorporated into Germany

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Mar 9 Adolf Hitler publically announces the creation of a new air force, the Luftwaffe

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Mar 11 Bank of Canada first opens on Wellington Street, Ottawa

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Mar 11 Hermann Goering officially creates the Luftwaffe (German Air Force)

Nazi Politician Hermann Goering
Nazi Politician
Hermann Goering
  • Mar 12 Britain establishes 30 MPH speed limit for towns & villages
  • Mar 13 Driving tests introduced in Great Britain
  • Mar 14 36-Folsom becomes 1st line to use 1-man streetcars in sSn Francisco
  • Mar 16 Adolf Hitler orders German rearmament in violation of The Treaty of Versailles
  • Mar 17 KSO-AM in Des Moines Iowa call sign is given to KWCR
  • Mar 21 Jean Anouilh's "Y avait un presonnier" premieres in Paris
  • Mar 21 Persia is officially renamed Iran
  • Mar 22 Blood tests authorized as evidence in court cases (NY)
  • Mar 25 1st Belgium government of Van Zealand resigns
  • Mar 26 RJ Mitchell & Mjr Sorley discuss armament of Supermarine Spitfire

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Mar 28 Robert Goddard uses gyroscopes to control a rocket

Rocket Pioneer Robert H. Goddard
Rocket Pioneer
Robert H. Goddard
  • Mar 30 Newfoundland changes time to 3½ hrs W of Greenwich, repeats 44 sec

Birthdays in History

  • Mar 1 Judith Rossner, author (Looking for Mr Goodbar)
  • Mar 3 Zhelyu Zhelev, Veselinovo, Shumen Province, Bulgarian President (1990-97)
  • Mar 5 Philip K Chapman, Australian astronaut (Apollo 14 support), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Mar 9 Andrew Viterbi, American telecommunications scientist and businessman (Qualcomm Inc.), born in Bergamo, Italy
  • Mar 10 Graham Farmer, Australian rules footballer
  • Mar 10 Ivan Calin, Ribneta, Moldova, President and Prime Minister 1980-1990 (d. 2012)
  • Mar 12 John Gross, author (Age of Kipling, Dickens & 20th Century)
  • Mar 13 Michael Walzer, American political theorist, born in New York
  • Mar 13 David Nobbs, English comedic writer (The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin), born in Petts Wood, Kent (d. 2015)
  • Mar 15 Jimmy Lee Swaggart, evangelist
  • Mar 18 Ole Barndorff-Nielsen, Danish mathematician
  • Mar 21 Hubert Fichte, German writer, born in Perleberg (d. 1986)
  • Mar 24 Peter Bichsel, Swiss writer (Gruppe Olten), born in Bellach

Person of interestMahmoud Abbas

Mar 26 Mahmoud Abbas, 2nd President of the Palestine National Authority (2005-present), born in Safed, Mandatory Palestine

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas
Palestinian President
Mahmoud Abbas
  • Mar 27 Michael Howard, 21st Earl of Suffolk and 14th Earl of Berkshire
  • Mar 27 Abelardo Castillo, Argentine writer and novelist, born in San Pedro, Buenos Aires
  • Mar 27 Fr. Stanley Rother, American Roman Catholic Priest, Martyr and Missionary to Guatemala, born in Okarche, Oklahoma (d. 1981)
  • Mar 30 Alan Jackson, CEO (BTR)
  • Mar 31 Judith Rossner, American writer (August)

Deaths in History


Person of interestOliver Wendell Holmes Jr

Mar 6 Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr, US 59th Supreme Court justice (1902-32), dies of pneumonia at 93

  • Mar 16 John Macleod, Scottish-Canadian physiologist (Nobel 1923), dies at 58