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Events and People Who Made History in the Year 1935 AD


January 1: 1st Sugar Bowl and 1st Orange Bowl
January 1: Associated Press inaugurates Wirephoto
January 1: Eastern Airlines hires Eddie Rickenbacker as General Manager
January 1: President Mustapha Kemal Pasha names himself "Ataturk: Father of Turkey"
January 2: Bruno Hauptmann trial begins for kidnap and murder of Lindbergh baby
January 4: Bob Hope 1st heard on network radio as part of "The Intimate Revue"
January 4: Fort Jefferson National Monument in Florida established
January 7: Zoe Akins' "Old Maid," premieres in New York City
January 8: Spectrophotometer patented, AC Hardy
January 10: Actress Mary Pickford marries actor Douglas Fairbanks
January 11: Amelia Earhart flies from Honolulu to Oakland California (non-stop, of course)
January 13: Plebiscite in Saar, indicates a desire (90.3%) to join Nazi Germany
January 14: Oil pipeline Iraq-Mediterranean goes into use
January 15: 300 Dutch ice cream salesmen protest against Italian competition
January 15: Clifford Odets' "Waiting for Lefty," premieres in New York City
January 19: KLM begins flight path between Curaeao and Aruba
January 21: 12.0" (30.5 cm) of rain falls, Quinault RS, Washington (state record)
January 21: WFI-AM in Philadelphia Penn merges with WLIT as WFIL (now WEAZ)
January 21: Wilderness Society forms
January 24: 1st canned beer, "Krueger Cream Ale," is sold by Kruger Brewing Co
January 28: Iceland becomes 1st country to legalize abortion
January 30: Ezra Pound meets Mussolini, reads from a draft of "Cantos"


February 1: 1st "March of Time" newsreel premieres at the Capitol
February 1: James T Farrell finishes his "Studs Lonigan" trilogy
February 2: Lie detector 1st used in court, Portage, Wisconsin
February 6: 1st election to allow women to vote in Turkey
February 6: Monopoly board game goes on sale for 1st time
February 7: Monopoly invented by Charles Darrow symbol Rich Uncle Pennybags
February 8: 1st NFL draft; Jay Berwanger of U Chicago is 1st pick (by Eagles) He never plays in NFL
February 9: U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson
February 9: U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Robin Lee
February 10: 1st U.S. streamlined electric RR engine begins service
February 10: Pennsylvania Rail Road begins passenger service on new electric locomotive
February 11: -11 degrees F (-24 degrees C), Ifrane, Morocco (African record low)
February 11: 1st U.S. airplane flight with auto slung beneath fuselage, New York
February 12: Great airship, USS Macon, crashes into Pacific Ocean
February 13: 1st U.S. surgical operation for relief of angina pectoris, Cleveland
February 13: Bruno Hauptmann found guilty of kidnap and murder of Lindbergh's infant
February 19: Clifford Odets' "Awake and Sing," premieres in New York City
February 20: Karoline Mikkelson is 1st woman on Antarctica
February 22: Airplanes are no longer permitted to fly over the White House
February 26: Germany begin Luftwaffe operation, under Reichsmarshall H Goering
February 26: New York Yankees release Babe Ruth, he signs with Boston Braves
February 26: RADAR-Radio Detection and Ranging 1st demonstrated (Robert Watson-Watt)
February 28: Amsterdam Hotel of the Red Lion gets sidewalk permit
February 28: Nylon discovered by Dr. Wallace H. Carothers


March 3: Dutch Revolutionary Socialist Worker's party (RSAP), forms
March 5: 1st premature baby health law in U.S. (Chicago)
March 6: Frank Bartell, Czechoslovakia, cycles record 80.584 mph in Los Angeles
March 7: Saar incorporated into Germany
March 11: Bank of Canada opens
March 11: Hermann Goering officially creates German Air Force, the Luftwaffe
March 12: England establishes 30 MPH speed limit for towns and villages
March 13: Driving tests introduced in Great Britain
March 14: 36-Folsom becomes 1st line to use 1-man streetcars
March 15: George Headley completes 270 in cricket vs. England at Kingston
March 16: Hitler orders German rearmament, violating Versailles Treaty
March 17: KSO-AM in Des Moines Iowa call sign is given to KWCR
March 20: "Your Hit Parade" made its debut on radio
March 21: Jean Anouilh's "Y avait un presonnier," premieres in Paris
March 21: Persia officially renamed Iran
March 22: Blood tests authorized as evidence in court cases (New York)
March 24: Major Bowes' Original Amateur Hour goes national on NBC Radio Network
March 25: 1st Belgium government of Van Zealand resigns
March 26: "RvJ" Mitchell and Major Sorley discuss armament of Spitfire
March 28: Goddard uses gyroscopes to control a rocket
March 29: French liner Normandie begins its maiden voyage
March 30: Newfoundland changes time to 3 hours W of Greenwich, repeats 44 sec
March 31: Fusahige Suzuki runs world record marathon (2:27:49)


April 1: 1st radio tube made of metal announced, Schenectady, New York
April 2: Mary Hirsch, becomes 1st woman licensed as a horse trainer
April 2: Sir Watson-Watt patents RADAR
April 3: Yasuo Ikenada runs world record marathon (2:26:44)
April 5: Croatian Farmers Party wins Yugoslavian election
April 6: H Levitt sinks 499 basketball free throws, misses and sinks 371 more
April 8: 2nd Golf Masters Championship: Gene Sarazen wins, shooting a 282
April 8: Bartoks 5th String quartet premieres in Washington D.C.
April 8: Works Progress Administration, WPA, approved by Congress
April 9: Stanley Cup: Montreal Maroons sweep Toronto Maple Leafs in 3 games
April 10: Vaughan Williams' 4th Symphony premieres in London
April 12: Germany prohibits publishing "not-Arian" writers
April 12: Royal Proclamation sets design of Canada's new Jubilee Silver Dollar
April 12: "Your Hit Parade," debuts on radio
April 14: Sandstorm ravages U.S. midwest (Dust Bowl)
April 16: 1st radio broadcast of "Fibber McGee and Molly"
April 16: Babe Ruth's 1st NL game, for Boston Braves, included a home run
April 17: Provincial-National elections (Musserts NSB achieves 7.9%/44 chairs)
April 18: General Sarazen's double eagle on 15th, wins him his 2nd Masters
April 18: Netherlands election (Musserts NSB wins 8% of vote)
April 19: 39th Boston Marathon won by John A Kelley of Mass in 2:32:07.4
April 20: "Your Hit Parade" begins broadcasting (becomes #1 quickly)
April 21: King Boris of Bulgaria forbids all political parties
April 26: Frank Boucher is given NHL's Lady Byng Trophy for sportsmanship permanently for winning it 7 of 11 years
April 27: Brussel's World Expo opens
April 27: Yankees pull a 1st inning triple-play and beat Philadelphia A's 9-8
April 28: Moscow underground opens (81 km long)
April 30: World Congress for Women's Rights concludes in Istanbul


May 1: Boulder Dam completed
May 1: Canada's 1st silver dollar is circulated
May 4: 61st Kentucky Derby: Willie Saunders aboard Omaha wins in 2:05
May 5: Jessie Owens of U.S., sets then long jump record at 26' 8"
May 6: British King George and Queen Mary celebrates silver jubilee
May 6: KTM-AM in Los Angeles California changes call letters to KEHE (now KABC)
May 6: Pulitzer prize awarded to Audrey Wurdemann (Bright Ambush)
May 8: Cincinnati Red Ernie Lombardi doubles in 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th beat Phils 15-4
May 11: 61st Preakness: Willie Saunders aboard Omaha wins in 1:58.4
May 14: Griffith Planetarium opens in Los Angeles, 3rd in US
May 14: Plebiscite in Philippines ratifies independence agreement
May 15: Pirates beat Phillies 20-5
May 18: Harold Gimblett scores 123 in 80 minutes on debut for Somerset
May 19: NFL adopts an annual college draft to begin in 1936
May 23: 1st scheduled night game, postponed due to rain (Cincinnati)
May 24: 1st major league night baseball game, in Cincinnati (Reds 2, Phil 1)
May 24: Swedish princess Ingrid marries Danish crown prince Frederik (IX)
May 25: Babe Ruth hits his last 3 home runs, Boston Braves vs. Pirates
May 25: Jesse Owens equals or breaks 6 world records in one hour
May 27: Supreme Court declares FDR's National Recovery Act unconstitutional
May 29: Hague local museum opens
May 30: Babe Ruth's final game, goes hitless for Braves against Phillies
May 31: Babe Ruth grounds out in his final at bat
May 31: Quake kills 50,000 in Quetta Pakistan


June 1: Yankees set solo home run record with 6 beat Boston 7-2
June 2: Babe Ruth, 40, announces his retirement as a player
June 3: French Normandie sets Atlantic crossing record of 1,077 hours
June 8: 39th U.S. Golf Open: Sam Parks, Jr. shoots a 299 at Oakmont CC PA
June 8: 67th Belmont: Willie Saunders aboard Omaha wins in 2:30.6
June 8: Lou Gehrig collides with Carl Reynolds and leaves the game
June 10: Dr. Robert Smith and William Wilson of Akron form Alcoholics Anonymous
June 12: Senator Huey Long of Louisiana spoke continually for 15 hours in Senate's longest speech on record (150,000 words)
June 12: Weapons pact ends 3 year war of Gran Chaco, Bolivia vs Paraguay
June 13: Hammond scores his 100th hundred, 116 for Gloucs vs. Somerset
June 13: James J Braddock beats Max Baer in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
June 14: Chaco War between Bolivia and Paraguay ends
June 16: U.S. Congress accepts FDR's "New Deal"
June 23: Anthony Eden offers Mussolini, Somalian harbor
June 25: Joe Louis defeats Primo Carnera at Yankee Stadium
June 26: Andrew Sandham's 100th FC hundred, 103 vs. Hants
June 26: Lloyd Waner sets record of 18 putouts in center in doubleheader
June 26: SDAP and CPH achieve majority in city council in Amsterdam
June 26: Work service for recent graduate obligatory in Germany
June 27: Danno O'Mahoney beats Jim Londos in Boston, to become wrestling champ
June 28: Earl Averill's consecutive-game streak ends at 673
June 28: Franklin D. Roosevelt ordersa federal gold vault to be built at Fort Knox Kentucky
June 30: Danno O'Mahoney beats Ed George in Boston, to become wrestling champ


July 1: General Netherlands Persbureau (ANP) forms in Amsterdam
July 2: Great Britain boxers beat U.S. team in 1st International Golden Gloves
July 5: 1st "Hawaii Calls" radio program is broadcast
July 5: 1st time brothers on opposing teams hit home runs, Tony and Al Cuccunello
July 5: Chicago Cubs are 10 games back in NL, and go on to win the pennant
July 5: Franklin D. Roosevelt signs National Labor Relations Act
July 6: 48th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats H Jacobs (63 36 75)
July 6: Rotterdam architect A van de Steurs Museum Boymans opens
July 8: 3rd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-1 at Municipal Stadium, Cleveland
July 12: Belgium recognizes Soviet Union
July 13: Richard Strauss resigns as chairman of Reichskulturkammer
July 13: U.S. - Russian commerce treaty takes effect
July 16: 1st automatic parking meter in U.S. installed, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
July 17: Variety's famous headline "Sticks Nix Hick Pix"
July 18: Amsterdam city council accept city growth plan through the year 2000
July 20: 1st broadcast of "Gang Busters" on NBC-radio
July 22: Lester Walton appointed minister to Liberia
July 24: 1st greeting telegram sent in Britain
July 27: Floods at Yangtzee Jiang and Hoangh, kills 200,000
July 28: Belgium's Romain Maes, wins Tour de France
July 30: 1st Penguin book is published, starting the paperback revolution
July 31: 3rd Dutch government of Colijn sworn in


August 7: 60% of voters agrees to nazism in Danzig (Gdansk)
August 11: Nazi mass demonstration against German Jews
August 12: Babe Ruth's final game at Fenway Park, 41,766 on hand
August 13: Transcontinental Roller Derby begins (Chicago Coliseum)
August 14: Social Security Act becomes law
August 20: Military coup by General Pons and president Ibarra in Ecuador
August 26: CCC camp opens in Brecksville Reservation of Cleveland Metroparks
August 29: 2nd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 5, All-Stars 0 (77,450)
August 31: 1st national skeet championship (Indianapolis)
August 31: Chicago White Sox Vern Kennedy no-hits Cleveland Indians, 5-0
August 31: Franklin D. Roosevelt signs an act prohibiting export of U.S. arms to belligerents
August 31: Russian Aleksei Stachanov digs 6 hours, 105 tons of cabbages
August 31: White Sox Vern Kennedy no-hits Indians 5-0


September 2: A hurricane slams Florida Keys killing 423
September 3: 1st automobile to exceed 300 mph, Sir Malcolm Campbell (301.337 mph)
September 3: Andrew Varipapa sets bowling record of 2,652 points in 10 games
September 8: Willy de Supervise swims runs world record 200 m freestyle (2:25.2)
September 11: 49th U.S. Womens Tennis: H H Jacobs beats Sarah H Palfrey Fabyan (62 64)
September 11: U.S. captures Davis Cup for 7th straight year
September 12: 55th U.S. Mens Tennis: Wilmer L Allison beats Sidney B Wood (62 62 63)
September 12: Millionaire Howard Hughes flies his own designed plane at 352.46 mph
September 15: Nuremberg Laws deprives German Jews of citizenship and makes swastika official symbol of Nazi Germany
September 17: Manuel Luis Quezon y Molina chosen 1st president of Philippines
September 22: Boston Braves lose NL record 110th game of year en route to 115
September 25: Maxwell Anderson's "Winterset," premieres in New York City
September 27: Chicago Cubs win 21st consecutive game and clinch NL pennant
September 29: 5th Ryder Cup: U.S., 9-3 at Ridgewood CC NJ
September 30: Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess" premieres in Boston


October 2: Mussolini's Italian armys attacks Abyssinia (Ethiopia)
October 2: NY Hayden Planetarium, 4th in U.S., opens
October 3: Italy invades Ethiopia
October 6: Italian army occupies Adua Abyssinia
October 6: Market Street Railway starts using trackless trolley coaches
October 7: Detroit Tigers beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 2 in 32nd World Series
October 8: Ozzie Nelson marries Harriet Hilliard (Ozzie and Harriet)
October 10: Coup under General Giorgios Kondylis in favor of Greek monarchy
October 10: George Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess" opens on Broadway
October 10: League of Nations denounces Italian invasion of Abyssinia
October 10: "Porgy and Bess," by George Gershwin, New York premiere
October 12: Cole Porters musical "Jubilee," premieres in New York City
October 15: NHL's St. Louis Eagles fold
October 17: Pacific Assoc of AAU votes not to participate in Berlin Olympics
October 19: Mao Tse Tung's army reaches Shanxi
October 20: 400,000 demonstrators against fascism in Madrid
October 20: Anti-fascist People front forms in Brussels
October 20: Hank Greenberg is named AL MVP by the BBWAA, Wes Ferrell is runner-up
October 20: Mao Tse Tung and his Communist forces ended their "Long March" at Yan'an, in Shaanxi China
October 21: Hank Greenberg selected AL MVP unanimously
October 22: 18th PGA Championship: Johnny Revolta at Twin Hills CC Oklahoma City
October 23: Gabby Hartnett selected NL MVP
October 23: Johnny Revolta wins PGA golf tournament
October 24: Judge Landis fines ump George Moriarty, Cubs manager Charlie Grimm and Chicago players W English, B Jurges and B Herman for actions in World Series
October 25: Hurricane-produced floods kill 2,000 in Jeremie and Jacmel Haiti
October 27: SDAP and NVV launchs "Plan for Work" in Utrect Netherlands
October 28: Sidney Kingsley's "Dead End," premieres in New York City


November 1: T. S. Eliot's "Murder in the Cathedral," premieres in London
November 3: George II returns to Greece and regains monarchy
November 3: Kitei Son runs world record marathon (2:26:42)
November 5: Maryland Court of Appeals orders University of M to admit (black) Donald Murray
November 5: Parker Brothers launches game of Monopoly
November 6: 1st test flight of British Hurricane aircraft
November 6: English prince Henry (under George V) weds Alice Montagu-Douglas-Scott
November 6: Maiden flight by Canada's Hawker Hurricane military plane
November 7: 23rd CFL Grey Cup: Winnipeg Winnipegs defeats Hamilton Tigers, 18-12
November 9: Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) labor union forms
November 9: Japan invades Shanghai China
November 11: Explorer 2 balloon sets altitude record of 72,000 feet over SD
November 13: Anti-British riots in Egypt
November 14: Franklin D. Roosevelt proclaims Philippine Islands a free commonwealth
November 14: Nazi's deprive German Jews of their citizenship
November 15: Commonwealth of Philippines inaugurated
November 16: Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart's musical "Jumbo," premieres in New York City
November 21: 1st commercial crossing of Pacific by plane (China Clipper)
November 21: Jean Giraudoux' "La Guerre de Troie n'Aura," premieres in Paris
November 22: China Clipper (flying boat) took off from Alameda, California, carrying 100,000 pieces of mail on 1st trans-Pacific airmail flight
November 24: King George II returns to Greece after 12 years
November 25: Resident Institution for Social History (IISG) forms in Amsterdam
November 29: Michael Savage becomes 1st Labour premier of New Zealand


December 1: Austria has world's 1st Day of Postage Stamp
December 4: 1,200 at St. Joseph's College (Philadelphia) enroll in anticommunism class
December 5: 1st coml hydroponics operation established (Montebello California)
December 7: CFL Grey Cup: Winnipeg Blue Bombers beat Ham Tigers, 18-12 at Hamilton
December 10: A's sell Jimmie Foxx to the Red Sox for $150,000
December 10: White Sox sell Al Simmons to the Tigers for $75,000
December 14: Test Cricket debut of "Chuck" Fleetwood-Smith vs. South Africa, Durban
December 15: Detroit Lions win NFL championship
December 15: Max Euwe becomes world champ chess beating Alexander Aljechin
December 18: Bradman scores 117 in his 1st Shield cricket match for South Australia
December 18: Edward Benes becomes president of Czechoslovakia
December 20: Pope Pius XI publishes encyclical Ad Catholici Sacerdotii
December 22: Yaeko Iwasaki, student of D S Harada Roshi, 1st awakening in Kamakura
December 24: Bradman scores 233 in 191 minutes, SA vs. Queensland, 28 fours 1 six
December 26: Stalin views Dmitri Sjostakovitsj' opera "Lady Macbeth"
December 28: W P A Federal Art Project Gallery opens in New York City
December 30: Italian bombers destroy Swedish Red Cross unit in Ethiopia
December 31: Charles Darrow patents Monopoly
December 31: CPH becomes Dutch Communist Party
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