On This Day

Events in History in November 1935

Music releaseTheater Premiere

Nov 1 T. S. Eliot's play "Murder in the Cathedral" premieres in London

Poet, Author and Nobel Laureate T. S. Eliot
Poet, Author and Nobel Laureate
T. S. Eliot
  • Nov 3 George II returns to Greece after 12 years and regains monarchy
  • Nov 5 Maryland Court of Appeals orders University of Maryland to admit Donald Murray, a black man
  • Nov 5 Parker Brothers launches game of Monopoly
  • Nov 6 1st test flight of Hawker Hurricane fighter aircraft

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 7 Addressing a meeting of Stakhanovites, Joseph Stalin utters his famous phrase "life has become better"

Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Soviet General Secretary
Joseph Stalin
  • Nov 9 Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) labor union forms
  • Nov 11 Explorer 2 balloon sets altitude record of 72,000 feet over SD
  • Nov 12 Egas Moniz performs the first modern brain surgery on the frontal lobes to treat mental disorders, at Santa Marta Hospital in Lisbon, Portugal
  • Nov 13 Anti-British riots in Egypt

Philippine <b>Revolution</b>Philippine Revolution

Nov 14 FDR proclaims Philippine Islands a free commonwealth

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Nov 14 Nazis deprive German Jews of their citizenship
  • Nov 15 Commonwealth of Philippines inaugurated
  • Nov 21 Jean Giraudoux' "La Guerre de Troie n'Aura" premieres in Paris
  • Nov 22 Flying boat "China Clipper" takes off from Alameda, California, carrying 100,000 pieces of mail on 1st trans-Pacific airmail flight
  • Nov 24 The Senegalese Socialist Party holds its second congress.
  • Nov 25 International Institute for Social History (IISG) forms in Amsterdam

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 29 Michael Joseph Savage becomes the first Labour Prime Minister of New Zealand

New Zealand Prime Minister Michael Joseph Savage
New Zealand Prime Minister
Michael Joseph Savage

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Nov 29 Physicist Erwin Schrödinger publishes his famous thought experiment "Schrödinger's cat", a paradox that illustrates the problem of the Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Erwin Schrödinger
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Erwin Schrödinger