Events in year of 1935

  • 01-011st Sugar Bowl and 1st Orange Bowl
  • 01-01Associated Press inaugurates Wirephoto
  • 01-01Eastern Airlines hires Eddie Rickenbacker as GM
  • 01-02Bruno R Hauptmann trial begins for kidnap-murder of Lindbergh baby
  • 01-04Bob Hope 1st heard on network radio as part of "The Intimate Revue"
  • 01-04Ft Jefferson National Monument, Florida established
  • 01-08Spectrophotometer patented, AC Hardy
  • 01-10Actress Mary Pickford marries actor Douglas Fairbanks
  • 01-11Amelia Earhart flies from Honolulu to Oakland Ca (non-stop, of course)
  • 01-13Plebiscite in Saar, indicates a desire (90.3%) to join Nazi Germany
  • 01-14Oil pipeline Iraq-Mediterranean goes into use
  • 01-15300 Dutch ice cream salesmen protest against Italian competition
  • 01-19KLM begins flight path between Curacao and Aruba
  • 01-2112.0" (30.5 cm) of rain falls, Quinault RS, Washington (state record)
  • 01-21WFI-AM in Philadelphia Penn merges with WLIT as WFIL (now WEAZ)
  • 01-21Wilderness Society forms
  • 01-241st canned beer, "Krueger Cream Ale, " is sold by Kruger Brewing Company
  • 01-28Iceland becomes 1st country to legalize abortion
  • 01-30Ezra Pound meets Mussolini, reads from a draft of "Cantos"
  • 02-011st "March of Time" newsreel premieres at the Capitol
  • 02-01James T Farrell finishes his "Studs Lonigan" trilogy
  • 02-02Lie detector 1st used in court (Portage Wisc)
  • 02-06"Monopoly" board game goes on sale for 1st time
  • 02-061st election to allow women to vote in Turkey
  • 02-07Monopoly invented by Charles Darrow symbol Rich Uncle Pennybags
  • 02-081st NFL draft; Jay Berwanger of University of Chicago is 1st pick (by Eagles) He never plays in NFL
  • 02-09US male Figure Skating championship won by Robin Lee
  • 02-09US female Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson
  • 02-101st US streamlined electric RR engine begins service
  • 02-10Pennsylvania RR begins passenger service on new electric locomotive

People born in year of 1935

  • 01-01Harold Martina: Netherland Antilles -- Pianist / conductor
  • 01-01Valentin Nikolaevich N Benderov: Russia -- Cosmonaut
  • 01-04Kenneth Money: Canada -- Astronaut (STS 42-alt)
  • 01-05Nancy L Johnson: (Rep-R-Connecticut, 1983- )
  • 01-06Nino Tempo: Niagara Falls, New York -- Rock vocalist (Deep Purple)
  • 01-06Paul Wilson: US R&B-singer (Flamingos-Lovers Never Say Goodbye)
  • 01-07Noam Sheriff: Composer
  • 01-07Valeri Nikolayevich Kubasov: Cosmonaut (Soyuz 6, 19, 36 / 35)
  • 01-08Jesse Garon Presley: Stillborn twin Brother of Elvis
  • 01-08Nolan Miller: Burkburnett, Texas -- Fashion designer (Dynasty, Love Boat)
  • 01-09Kenneth "Buddy" Scott: Blues guitarist / singer
  • 01-10Georg Katzer: Composer
  • 01-10Ronnie Hawkins: Arkansas, United States -- Rocker (The Band-Who Do You Love?)
  • 01-10Sherrill Milnes: Hinsdale, Illinois -- Baritone
  • 01-11Chuck Barksdale: US singer (Dells-I Can Sing a Rainbow)
  • 01-12"Amazing" Kreskin: Montclair, New Jersey -- Mentalist / telepath
  • 01-12Ron Harper: Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania -- Actor (Wendy & Me, Planet of the Apes)
  • 01-12William Lee Gloden: Brewton, Alabama -- Country singer (Oak Ridge Boys)
  • 01-15Malcolm Frager: St. Louis, Missouri -- Pianist
  • 01-17Jimmy Powell: Dallas, Texas -- PGA golfer (1990 Southwestern Bell Classic)
  • 01-17Paul O[sborne] Williams: United States -- Sci-fi author (Ends of the Circle)
  • 01-18Raymond Briggs: English author (Fungus the Bogeyman)
  • 01-22Pierre S Du Pont IV: (Gov-Delaware)
  • 01-22Sam Cooke: Chicago, Illinois -- Soul singer (Sam & Dave-You Send Me)
  • 01-22Seymour Cassel: Detroit, Michigan -- Actor (Faces, Plain Clothes, Valentino)
  • 01-26Henry Jordan: Emporia, Virginia -- NFL defensive tackle (Cleveland, Green Bay)
  • 01-26Peter Ronnefeld: Composer
  • 01-26Zbigniew Penherski: Composer
  • 01-27Gillian Beer: Professor / President (Clare Hall-Cambridge)
  • 01-28David John Lodge: English writer (Soul & Bodies)

People died in year of 1935

  • 01-06George P Baker: US playwright (Dramatic Technique), dies at 68
  • 01-10Edwin H Flack: English 800 / 1500m runner (1896 Olympics - Gold Medalist), dies at 60
  • 01-16Richard Wetz: Composer, dies at 59
  • 01-28Mikhail Mikhaylovich Ippolitov-Ivanov: Russian composer, dies at 75
  • 02-08Max Liebermann: German impressionist Painter / graphic artist, dies at 87
  • 02-09Karl Nef: Swiss musicologist, dies at 61
  • 02-13Violet Paget: British Author (Gospels of Anarchy), dies at 78
  • 02-23Jan Duiker: Dutch Architect (Hotel Gooiland), dies at 44
  • 02-28Alexander W F Idenburg: Governor-General of the Netherlands Indies (1909-16), dies at 73
  • 03-16John J R Macleod: Scot / Canadian physiologist (Nobel 1923), dies at 58
  • 04-05Emil Mlynarski: Composer, dies at 64
  • 04-06Edward Arlington Robinson: US poet
  • 04-08Edwin Cannan: Economist
  • 04-18Ignazio Guidi: Italian orientalist / archaeologist, dies at 90
  • 04-20Juliaan de Vriendt: Flemish painter, dies at 92
  • 04-24Paul Klengel: Composer, dies at 80
  • 04-28Alexander Campbell Mackenzie: Scotish composer, dies at 87
  • 04-29Leroy Carr: Rocker
  • 05-11Edward H Thompson: US archaeologist (Mayan civilization), dies at 78
  • 05-12Josef Pilsudski: Polish Dictator (1926-35)
  • 05-19Charles Martin Tornow Loeffler: French composer, dies at 74
  • 05-19Thomas E Lawrence (of Arabia): Dies in a motorcycle crash
  • 05-20Ivans [Jacob van Schevichaven]: Lawyer / detective writer, dies at 68
  • 05-21Hugo de Vries: Botanist Gruppenweise Artbildung, dies at 87
  • 05-21Jane Addams: A founder of ACLU (Nobel 1973), dies at 65
  • 05-29Josef Suk: Czech violinist / composer, dies at 61
  • 05-30Lothar Windsperger: Composer, dies at 49
  • 06-01Alberto Cametti: Composer, dies at 64
  • 06-06Jacques Urlus: Tenor (Opera of Leipzig, Song of the Earth), dies at 68
  • 06-07Ivan V Mitsjoerin: Russian botanist

Events in year of 1936

  • 01-011st newspaper to microfilm its current issues, New York Herald Tribune
  • 01-021st electron tube to enable night vision described, St. Louis, Missouri
  • 01-02Bradman scores 357 for South Africa vs. Victoria, 424 minutes, 40 fours
  • 01-04Billboard magazine publishes its 1st music hit parade
  • 01-04Grimmett becomes world record wicket taker with no 190 vs. South Africa
  • 01-07Tennis champs Helen Moody and Howard Kinsley volley 2,001 times (1h18m)
  • 01-09Semi-automatic rifles adopted by US army
  • 01-11Charles Anderson enters Kentucky House of Representatives
  • 01-14L M (Mario) Giannini elected President of Bank of America
  • 01-151st all-glass windowless structure in US completed, Toledo, Ohio
  • 01-15Horace Stoneham elected President of New York Giants
  • 01-15Non-profit Ford Foundation incorporates
  • 01-161st photo finish camera installed at Hialeah Race track in Hialeah Florida
  • 01-16Screen Actors Guild incorporates with King Vidor as President
  • 01-16Spanish socialists / communists / anarchists form Unidad Popular
  • 01-20Edward VIII succeeds British King George V
  • 01-22French Laval government falls
  • 01-291st players elected to Baseball Hall of Fame-Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Christy Mathewson and Walter Johnson
  • 01-30New owners of Boston Braves ask newspapermen to pick a new nickname
  • 01-31"Green Hornet" radio show is 1st heard on WXYZ Radio in Detroit
  • 02-041st radioactive substance produced synthetically (radium E)
  • 02-05National Wildlife Federation forms
  • 02-064th Winter Olympic games open in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
  • 02-07A flag is authorized for Vice President
  • 02-07Felix the Cat, Cartoon Character, by Van Beuren from Otto Messmer
  • 02-081st NFL draft, Eagles select Heisman Trophy winner Jay Berwanger
  • 02-081st ski jumping tournament, Red Wing, Minnesota
  • 02-081st successful Toronto Maple Leaf penalty shot, Conacher vs. Rangers
  • 02-08Pandit Jawaharlal follows Gandhi as Chairman of India Congress Party
  • 02-11Pumping begins to build Treasure Island in SF Bay

People born in year of 1936

  • 01-01Eve Queler: NYC, New York -- Conductor
  • 01-01Willye B White: US jumper (1956 Olympics - Silver Medalist)
  • 01-03Betty Rollin: Actress (Crossing Delancey) / author (Last Wish)
  • 01-03Jos Kunst: Composer
  • 01-07Eldee Young: US bassist (Young Holt Unlimited-Hang on Sloopy)
  • 01-08Ferdinand Hartzenberg: South African Minister of Education (1979-82)
  • 01-09Peter Fletcher: Music teacher
  • 01-11Meindert Leerling: Dutch TV director / MP (RPF)
  • 01-13Ami Maayani: Composer
  • 01-13Edward R Madigan: (Rep-R-Illinois, 1973- )
  • 01-14Clarence Carter: US singer (Thread the Needle)
  • 01-14John Paul Cain: Sweetwater, Texas -- PGA golfer (1989 Greater Grand Rapids)
  • 01-14Ludmila Pinayeva: USSR -- 500m kayak (1964, 68, 72 Olympics - Gold Medalist)
  • 01-14Reiner Klimke: German FR, equestrian dressage (1984 Olympics - Gold Medalist)
  • 01-16Michael White: Theater / film producer (From Russia With Love)
  • 01-17Jerry Fogel: Rochester, New York -- Actor (Jerry-Mothers-in-Law, White Shadow)
  • 01-19Elliott Schwartz: Composer
  • 01-20Eldred G Maduro: Minister (Netherland Antilles)
  • 01-23Jerry Kramer: Green Bay Packer, author (Instant Replay)
  • 01-24Daniel Goode: Composer
  • 01-25Dan Schaefer: (Rep-R-Colorado, 1983- )
  • 01-25Diana Hyland: Cleveland Heights, Ohio -- Actress (Peyton Place, 8 is Enough)
  • 01-26Noel Harrison: London, England -- Singer / actor (Mark-Girl from UNCLE)
  • 01-27Ismail Kadare: Albanian author / poet (Dimri i Madh)
  • 01-28Bill Jordan: British trade unionist
  • 01-28Robert Suderburg: Composer
  • 01-29Malcolm Binns: Concert pianist
  • 01-31Marvin Junior: Singer (Dells-Oh What a Night)
  • 02-01G H Blake: Principal (Collingwood College, Durham University)
  • 02-04Daan van Golden: Dutch sculptor

People died in year of 1936

  • 01-06Charles A Stoneham: President (New York Giants)
  • 01-09John Gilbert: Actor (Love, Downstairs), dies at 40
  • 01-18Rudyard Kipling: Author (Gunga Din, Nobel 1907), dies at 70
  • 01-20George V: King of Britain (1910-36), dies at 70
  • 01-22Louis Glass: Composer, dies at 71
  • 01-23Dame Clara Butt: Alto singer (Country of Hope & Glory), dies at 62
  • 02-09Jacques Bainville: French Historian / essayist / journalist, dies at 57
  • 02-17Erich Schaeder: German Theologist (Theozentrische), dies at 74
  • 02-20John Hope: President of Atlanta University, dies at 67
  • 02-22Johan M Skjoldborg: Danish writer (Dynaes Digte), dies at 74
  • 02-27Ivan P Pavlov: Russian physiologist (reflexes, Nobel 1904), dies at 86
  • 03-04Ruben Mattias Liljefors: Composer, dies at 64
  • 03-06Josef Stransky: Composer, dies at 63
  • 03-06Rubin Goldmark: Composer, dies at 63
  • 03-08Peter H J "Piet" van Doorne: Director BOVA Red Peppers, executed at 52
  • 03-19John Larkin IV: Actor / writer (Charlie Chan in Panama), dies at 63
  • 03-21Alexander Konstantinovich Glazunov: Composer (Chopiniana), dies at 70
  • 04-01Mikhail Vladimirovich Ivanov-Boretsky: Composer, dies at 61
  • 04-03Bruno Hauptmann: Convicted Lindbergh baby killer, executed
  • 04-11Mitya Stillman: Composer, dies at 44
  • 04-13Demertzis: Greek Premier
  • 04-17Charles J M Ruys de Beerenbrouck: Dutch Prime Minister (1918-23, 29-33)
  • 04-18Ottorino Respighi: Italian Composer (Belkis), dies at 56
  • 04-18Seaborn M Denson: Composer, dies at 82
  • 04-24Alphons Diepenbrock: Composer, dies at 73
  • 04-24Bernard van Dieren: Composer, dies at 51
  • 04-27Frederik A Stoett: Linguist (Dutch Proverbs), dies at 72
  • 04-27Karl Pearson: Mathematician
  • 04-28Foead I: King of Egypt (1922-36)
  • 04-29Florentinus M Wibaut: Amsterdam social alderman, dies at 76