September 1935 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 2 A hurricane slams Florida Keys killing 423
  • Sep 3 First automobile to exceed 300mph, Sir Malcolm Campbell powers Bluebird to 301.129mph at Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah
  • Sep 3 Andrew Varipapa sets bowling record of 2,652 points in 10 games
  • Sep 8 Willy de Supervise swims runs world record 200 m freestyle (2:25.2)

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Sep 12 Millionaire Howard Hughes flies his own designed plane at 352.46 mph

Aviator and Businessman Howard Hughes
Aviator and Businessman
Howard Hughes
  • Sep 13 Rockslide near Whirlpool Rapids Bridge ends the Great Gorge and International Railway
  • Sep 15 Nuremberg Laws deprives German Jews of citizenship & makes swastika official symbol of Nazi Germany

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Sep 17 Manuel Luis Quezon y Molina chosen 2nd President of Philippines

2nd President of the Philippines Manuel L. Quezon
2nd President of the Philippines
Manuel L. Quezon
  • Sep 20 Pitts Crawfords beat NY Cubans to win Negro NL Championship, 3-0
  • Sep 24 Earl Bascom and Weldon Bascom produce the first rodeo ever held outdoors under electric lights at Columbia, Mississippi
  • Sep 25 Maxwell Anderson's "Winterset" premieres in NYC
  • Sep 30 Gershwin's "Porgy & Bess" premieres in Boston

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Sep 30 The Hoover Dam, astride the border between the U.S. states of Arizona and Nevada, is dedicated by FDR

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
31st US President Herbert Hoover
31st US President
Herbert Hoover

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 2 Jim Moody, (Rep-D-WI, 1983- )
  • Sep 5 Mikhail Ivanovich Lisun, Russian cosmonaut, born in Gruzkoye, Ukraine (d. 2012)
  • Sep 5 Werner Erhard, American author and lecturer (founded EST), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 7 Abdou Diouf, 2nd President of Senegal (1981-2000), born in Louga, French West Africa
  • Sep 9 Gopal Baratham, Singaporean author
  • Sep 10 Paul van Vliet, Dutch cabaret performer
  • Sep 10 Mary Oliver, American poet
  • Sep 11 Gherman Stepanovich Titov, Soviet cosmonaut (Vostok II), born in Kosikhinsky District, Russia (d. 2000)
  • Sep 12 Allan B. Swift, American politician (Rep-D-Washington, 1979-95), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Sep 12 Richard H Hunt, sculptor (Pyramidal Construction), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 14 Fujio Akatsuka, Japanese cartoonist, born in Luanping, Rehe, Manchuria (d. 2008)
  • Sep 16 Carl Andre, US sculptor (minimal/conceptual art)
  • Sep 16 Bob Kiley, American public transit specialist, born in Minneapolis (d. 2016)
  • Sep 17 Ken Kesey, author (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest), born in La Junta Colorado (d. 2001)
  • Sep 17 Timothy Bavin, Bishop of Portsmouth
  • Sep 19 Bob Krueger, American Democrat politician and diplomat (U.S. ambassador to Botswana & Burundi), born in New Braunfels, Texas
  • Sep 19 Thomas W. Ewing, American Republican politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Illinois), born in Atlanta, Illinois
  • Sep 19 Benjamin T. Hacker, American naval aviator (first Naval Flight Officer (NFO) to achieve Flag rank), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2003)
  • Sep 20 Keith Roberts, English writer (Irish Encounter, Ladies from Hell), born in Kettering, Northamptonshire (d. 2000)
  • Sep 24 Lawrence Urquhart, Scottish businesman and CEO (Burmah Castrol)
  • Sep 26 Joe Sherlock, Irish Labour Party politician, born in Kildorrery, Republic of Ireland (d. 2007)
  • Sep 29 David Hannay, diplomat
  • Sep 30 Johnny Mathis, voclaist (Chances Are, 12th of Never), born in San Francisco, California

Deaths in History

  • Sep 3 Johannes Aengenent, Bishop of Haarlem (1928-35), dies at 62
  • Sep 8 Carl Austin Weiss, murderer of Sen Huey Long, shot down
  • Sep 8 Huey Long, American politician (40th Governor of Louisiana), assassinated at Baton Rouge Capitol building at 42

Person of interestEdward L. Doheny

Sep 8 Edward L. Doheny, American oil tycoon, dies of natural causes at 79

Oil Tycoon Edward L. Doheny
Oil Tycoon
Edward L. Doheny
  • Sep 19 Jules M Cambron, French gov-gen to Algeria/ambassador, dies
  • Sep 19 Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, Russian pioneer in rocket and space research, dies at 78
  • Sep 19 Jules Cambon, French ambasador, to U.S. (1897), Spain (1902–07) and Germany (1907–14), dies at 90
  • Sep 26 Andy Adams, American writer (Cattle fire), dies at 76
  • Sep 28 William Kennedy Dickson, Scottish inventor (devised an early motion picture camera), dies at 75