January 7 - World War II: Italian premier Benito Mussolini and French foreign minister
Pierre Laval conclude agreement in which each power undertakes not to oppose the
other's colonial claims.
January 7 - In the case Panama Refining Co. v. Ryan, the Supreme Court of the United
States invalidates "hot oil" petroleum supply restriction orders adopted under the
National Industrial Recovery Act.
January 8 - A.C. Hardy patents the spectrophotometer.
January 11 - Amelia Earhart is the first person to fly solo from Hawaii to California.
January 13 - A plebiscite in Saarland shows that 90.3% of those voting wish to join
January 19 - Coopers Inc. sold the world's first briefs.
January - At the Tsunyi Conference, Mao Zedong assumes the leadership of the Chinese
January 28 - Iceland becomes the first country to legalize abortion.
February 13 - A jury in Flemington, New Jersey finds Bruno Richard Hauptmann guilty of
the kidnapping and murder of Charles Lindbergh's baby boy.
February 26 - The Luftwaffe is created as Germany's air force.
February 28 - Nylon is discovered by Wallace Carothers.
March 16 - Adolf Hitler announces German rearmament in violation of the Versailles Treaty.
March 21 - Persia is renamed Iran.
March 23 - Signing of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of the Philippines.
May 6 - New Deal: Executive Order 7034 creates the Works Progress Administration (WPA).
May 14 - Filipinos ratify an independence agreement.
May 27 - New Deal: In the case A.L.A. Schechter Poultry Corp. v. United States, Supreme
Court of the United States declares the National Industrial Recovery Act to be
May 29 - Construction of Hoover Dam is completed.
June 9 - Ho-Umezu Agreement: China's Kuomintang government concedes Japanese military
control of north-eastern China.
June 18 - Anglo-German Naval Agreement: Britain agrees to a German navy equal to 35% of
her own naval tonnage.
July 27 - Federal Writers' Project established in the United States.
June or July - The Giant neotropical toad is introduced to northernQueensland, Australia to
counter sugar cane beetles.
September 2 - Labor Day Hurricane of 1935: A large hurricane hits the Florida Keys
September 8 - US Senator from Louisiana, Huey Long, nicknamed "Kingfish", is fatally
shot in the Louisiana capitol building.
September 15 - Antisemitic laws of Nuremberg.
September 30 - U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicates Hoover Dam.
October 2 - Italy invades Abyssinia (Ethiopia).
October 3 - Italian army invades Ethiopia under General de Bono (replaced November
11 by Pietro Badoglio).
October 23 - William Lyon Mackenzie King returns to office as Prime Minister of
Canada for the third time.
November 5 - Parker Brothers releases the board game Monopoly..
December 9 - Hoare-Laval Pact between Britain and France proposes Ethiopian
territorial cessions to Italy.
December 18 - Samuel Hoare resigns as British foreign secretary; replaced by Anthony Eden.
November 3 - George II of Greece regains his throne.
November 6 - Before the New York section of the Institute of Radio Engineers,
Edwin Armstrong presents his paper "A Method of Reducing Disturbances in
Radio Signaling by a System of Frequency Modulation" (see: FM radio).
November 8 - A dozen labor leaders come together to announce the creation of the
Congress for Industrial Organization (CIO), an organization charged with
pushing the cause for industrial unionism.
November 22 - The China Clipper takes off from Alameda, California in an
attempt to deliver the first airmail cargo across the Pacific Ocean (the airplane later
reached its destination, Manila, and delivered over 110,000 pieces of mail).
1935 in film
Mutiny on the Bounty.
A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps.
Judy Garland signs a contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM).
1935 in sports
May 25 - In a span of 45 minutes at the Big Ten meet in Ann Arbor, Michigan,
Jesse Owens sets or ties four track and field world records.
May 25 - At Forbes Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Babe Ruth hits the last
of his 714 home runs, a cherished baseball mark that will stand for 39 years.
September 3 - Sir Malcolm Campbell reaches 304.331 miles per hour on the Bonneville
Salt Flats in Utah, becoming the first person to drive an automobile over 300 MPH.
1935 in television
First TV broadcasts in Germany and England.
France begins broadcasting regular transmissions from the top of the Eiffel Tower.Births
January 4 - Floyd Patterson
, boxing champion.
January 7 - Valeri Kubasov
January 8 - Elvis Presley
, American singer.
January 12 - Kreskin
January 14 - Lucille Wheeler
, world champion alpine skier.
January 16 - Udo Lattek
, football coach.
January 16 - A.J. Foyt
, automobile racer.
January 30 - Richard Brautigan
, writer and poet.
February 1 - Dieter Kühn
, narrator, dramatist and essayist.
February 5 - Sandra Paretti
, author (d. 1994).
February 11 - Sergio Mendes
- an alternative source gives 1941.
February 11 - Gerry Goffin
February 11 - Bent Lorentzen
February 11 - Gene Vincent
, American rock guitarist/vocalist - an alternative source
February 16 - Sonny Bono
, singer, actor, United States Representative.
February 25 - Sally Jessy Raphael
, talk show host.
March 1 - Robert Conrad
March 1 - Judith Rossner
March 6 - Cornelis (Corrie) van den Houten
March 6 - Ron Delany
, Irish athlete.
March 15 - Jimmy Swaggart
March 15 - Judd Hirsch
March 22 - M. Emmet Walsh
March 24 - Peter Bichsel
March 25 - Gloria Steinem
, feminist, author.
March 31 - Richard Chamberlain
March 31 - Herb Alpert
April 23 - Bunky Green
, jazz musician.
April 26 - Carol Burnett
, singer, actress, comedienne.
May 7 - Elizabeth Laurina (Beb) van den Houten
May 12 - Felipe Alou
, Major League Baseball manager.
May 17 - Dennis Potter
June 14 - Tilly Mary van den Houten
July 8 - Vitali Sevastyanov
July 17 - Peter Schickele
August 3 - Georgi Shonin
September 11 - Gherman Titov
September 16 - Carl Andre
September 17 - Ken Kesey
October 1 - Julie Andrews
, singer, actress, author of children's books.
October 6 - Bruno Sammartino
, former professional wrestler.
October 9- His Royal Highness Prince Edward
, Duke of Kent.
October 12 - Luciano Pavarotti
, Italian opera singer.
October 14 - La Monte Young
October 15 - Willie O'Ree
, hockey player, first black person to play in the NHL.
October 16 - Jacobus van den Houten
October 29 - Takahata Isao
, Japanese director of animated movies.
November 10 - Igor Dmitrievich Novikov
, Russian theoretical astrophysicist, cosmologist.
November 17 - Toni Sailer
, alpine ski champion.
November 23 - Vladislav Volkov
December 1 - Woody Allen
, American film director.
December 23 - Paul Hornung
, American football player.
December 30 - Omar Bongo
, President of Gabon.Stillborn
July 15 - Stillborn van Strien (girl)
August 1 - Stillborn van den Houten (girl)
January 2 - Johanna van den Houten
March 6 - Suzanna Hendrikse
March 12 - Michel Pupin
, telephone pioneer.
March 22 - Aleksander Moisiu
, Albanian stage actor.
May 2 - Adriaantje Eijke
May 12 - Marshall Jozef Pilsudski
, Polish political leader.
May 17 - Paul Dukas
, French composer.
May 18 - T. E. Lawrence
, soldier ("Lawrence of Arabia").
May 21 - Jane Addams
, social worker.
July 3 - André Citroën
, automobile pioneer.
July 8 - Magdalena Jacoba Quant
July 11 - Cornelia Quant
July 12 - Alfred Dreyfus
, French military officer.
August 6 - Janna Cornelia van der Bijl
August 29 - Queen Astrid
August 30 - Henri Barbusse
, French novelist and journalist.
September 14 - Maria Johanna Letzer
November 28 - Erich von Hornbostel
December 21 - Kurt Tucholsky
, German journalist and satirist.
December 24 - Alban Berg
, aged 50, Austrian composer.To my Homepage