On This Day

Events in History in April 1935

  • Apr 1 1st radio tube made of metal announced, Schenectady, NY

InventionHistoric Invention

Apr 2 Scottish physicist Robert Watson-Watt receives a British patents for RADAR

Physicist and Radar Pioneer Robert Watson-Watt
Physicist and Radar Pioneer
Robert Watson-Watt
  • Apr 5 Croatian Farmers Party wins Yugoslavian election
  • Apr 8 Béla Bartok's 5th String quartet premieres in Washington, D.C.
  • Apr 8 Works Progress Administration approved by Congress
  • Apr 12 Germany prohibits publishing "not-Arian" writers
  • Apr 12 Royal Proclamation sets design of Canada's new Jubilee Silver Dollar
  • Apr 12 First flight of the Bristol Blenheim
  • Apr 14 Black Sunday: Severe sandstorm ravages the US Midwest, creating the "Dust Bowl"
  • Apr 16 1st radio broadcast of "Fibber McGee & Molly"
  • Apr 17 Provincial-National elections (Musserts NSB achieves 7.9%, 44 chairs)
  • Apr 18 Gen Sarazen's double eagle on 15th, wins him his 2nd Masters
  • Apr 18 Netherlands election (Musserts NSB wins 8% of vote)
  • Apr 20 "Your Hit Parade" begins broadcasting (becomes #1 quickly)
  • Apr 21 King Boris of Bulgaria forbids all political parties
  • Apr 23 Polish Constitution of 1935 is adopted
  • Apr 27 Brussels World Exposition opens
  • Apr 28 Moscow underground railway opens (81 km long)
  • Apr 30 World Congress for Women's Rights concludes in Istanbul