Great occurrences happen every day, and it has been this way from the beginning of time. These daily happenings influence our lives, both past and present, some of which coming from the year 1935 including the ban placed on flying over the White House, the opening of the Moscow Metro, the founding of Alcoholics Anonymous, and so much more! Each title is available individually, and all are searchable via an interface that allows users to easily view, search, zoom, print and save digital page images.
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January 1, 1935
Libya is formed by the combining of Tripoli and Cyrenaica, previously Italian colonies.
January 11, 1935
The first solo flight traveling from Hawaii to California is piloted by Amelia Earhart.
January 16, 1935
The Barker Gang and FBI engage in a gun battle, ultimately resulting in the deaths of the gang members.
January 24, 1935
Virginia's Gottfried Krueger Brewing Company is the first to sell canned beer.
January 28, 1935
Medically operated abortions are deemed legal in Iceland, making it the first county to do so.
February 15, 1935
Germany's medical journal, Deutsche Medizinische Wochenschrift, announces the identification and further development of the first effective antibiotic, Prontosil.
February 22, 1935
Flight passing over the White House is deemed illegal.
March 9, 1935
The popular Looney Tunes character Porky Pig makes his first appearance in the release of I Haven't Got a Hat.
March 16, 1935
Violating the 1919 Treaty of Versailles, Germany prepares for re-armament as declared for by Adolf Hitler.
April 15, 1935
The Roerich Pact is signed for the purpose of ensuring the protection of Artistic and Scientific Institutions and Historic Monuments
May 15, 1935
The Moscow Metro rapid transit system is opened by Joseph Stalin.
May 27, 1935
The National Industrial Recovery Act is announced as unconstitutional by the United States Supreme Court.
May 30, 1935
Boston Braves Babe Ruth plays his last career game against the Philadelphia Phillies.
May 31, 1935
The American film studio known as 20th Century Fox is developed from 20th Century Pictures, Inc.
June 10, 1935
Dr. Robert Smith and associate William Wilson start the well known program for those with alcohol addictions known as Alcoholics Anonymous.
July 16, 1935
Parking meters appear for the first time in Oklahoma City.
August 5, 1935
One of the largest and most well-known Advertising Agencies, Leo Burnett, is established in Chicago.
August 14, 1935
The Social Security Act creating the Social Security System is ratified upon the signature of the United States President, Franklin Roosevelt.
September 30, 1935
The Hoover Dam is dedicated by the President of the United States, Franklin Roosevelt.
October 2–3, 1935
Ethiopia is raided by Italian General Emilio de Bono, thus beginning the Second Italo-Abyssinian War.
November 5, 1935
The famous Monopoly board game comes out by the Parker Brothers.
November 30, 1935
The classic novella A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, is remade into the British film Scrooge and is debuted in the United States for the first time.