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1935 was a
starting on Tuesday of the
Gregorian calendar, the 1935th year of the
Common Era (CE) and
Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 935th year of the
2nd millennium, the 35th year of the
20th century, and the 6th year of the
- January – Emperor
Haile Selassie of
Ethiopia creates a military school at
January 1 – The Italian colonies of
Cyrenaica are joined together as
January 3 – The trial of
Bruno Richard Hauptmann, accused of the
kidnapping and murder of Charles Lindbergh, Jr., begins in
Flemington, New Jersey.
January 4 – Dry Tortugas National Park is established.
January 7 – Italian premier
Benito Mussolini and French Foreign Minister
Pierre Laval conclude
an agreement in which each power agrees not to oppose the other's colonial claims.
January 11 – Amelia Earhart becomes the first person to fly solo from Hawaii to California.
January 13 – A
plebiscite in the
Territory of the Saar Basin shows that 90.3% of those voting wish to join Germany.
January 16 – The
FBI kills the Barker Gang, including
Ma Barker, in a shootout.
January 19 –
Coopers Inc. sells the world's first men's
briefs, as "jockeys", in Chicago.
January 24 – The first canned
beer is sold in
Richmond, Virginia, United States, by
Gottfried Krueger Brewing Company.
January 28 – Iceland legalizes abortion on medical grounds.
- April 1 – The
North American NA-16, prototype of the
North American T-6 Texan or Harvard flying trainer, flies for the first time.
April 14 –
Dust Bowl: The great dust storm in the United States hits eastern
New Mexico and
Colorado, and western
Oklahoma the hardest. It will be made famous by
Woody Guthrie in his "dust bowl ballads".
April 15 –
Roerich Pact, a Pan-American treaty on the protection of cultural artefacts, is signed in Washington D.C.
April 16 –
Fibber McGee and Molly debuts on
NBC Radio in the United States.
April 17 –
Sun Myung Moon, a teenage
Presbyterian convert in
Korea under Japanese rule, claims to have a revelation from
Jesus telling him to complete his mission from almost 2,000 years ago.
April 24 –
William Christian Bullitt, Jr., the
United States Ambassador to the Soviet Union, hosts the elaborately prepared
Spring Ball of the Full Moon which is said to have surpassed all other embassy parties in Moscow's history.
April 27 –
FA Cup (
Sheffield Wednesday F.C. beat
West Bromwich Albion 4–2 at
Wembley Stadium in England.
April 29 – The first edition of the
Vuelta a España is raced and goes on to become one of the 3
Grand Tours of road bicycle racing.
May 6 –
New Deal: Executive Order 7034 creates the
Works Progress Administration (WPA) in the United States.
May 14 –
Northamptonshire gains (over
Somerset at Taunton by 48 runs) what proves to be their last victory for 99 matches, easily a record in the
County Championship. Their next Championship win is not until 29 May 1939.
May 15 –
Joseph Stalin opens the
Moscow Metro to the public.
May 19 –
T. E. Lawrence ("Lawrence of Arabia") dies as the result of a motorcycle accident in
May 21 – In
Adolf Hitler announces the reintroduction of
conscription to the
Wehrmacht in violation of the
Treaty of Versailles.
May 24 – The first nighttime
Major League Baseball game is played between the
Cincinnati Reds and
Philadelphia Phillies at
Crosley Field in
May 27 –
Schechter Poultry Corp. v. United States (the "Sick Chicken Case"): The
Supreme Court of the United States declares that the
National Industrial Recovery Act, a major component of the
New Deal, is unconstitutional.
May 29 – The French
Compagnie Générale Transatlantique
SS Normandie sets out on her
maiden voyage from
Le Havre to New York, which she will reach in 4 days, 3 hours and 14 minutes, taking the
Blue Riband; she gains the eastbound record on her return passage.
May 30 – Eventual
Baseball Hall of Famer
Babe Ruth appears in his last career game, playing for the
Boston Braves in
Philadelphia against the
November 3 – A
Greek monarchy referendum is held by self-proclaimed Regent
Georgios Kondylis. Almost 98% of the votes favor restoration of the monarchy, although the referendum's integrity is dubious.
November 8 – A dozen
labor leaders come together to announce the creation of the
Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), an organization charged with pushing the cause for
industrial unionism in North America.
November 14 – In the
United Kingdom general election,
Stanley Baldwin returns to office at the head of a National Government led by the
Conservative Party with a large but reduced majority.
November 22 – The
China Clipper takes off from
Alameda, California to deliver the first
airmail cargo across the Pacific Ocean; on
November 29 the aircraft reaches its final destination,
Manila, and delivers over 110,000 pieces of
November 23 – Jacques and Thérèse Tréfouël,
Daniel Bovet and Federico Nitti, in the laboratory of
Ernest Fourneau at the
Pasteur Institute in Paris, discover that
sulfanilamide is the active component of
November 25 – After 11 years in exile,
George II returns to Greek soil as
King of the Hellenes at Corfu from London.
November 30 – The 1935 British-made film
Scrooge, the first all-talking film version of the
Charles Dickens classic
A Christmas Carol, opens in the U.S. after its British release.
беларуская (тарашкевіца): 1935
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: 1935