Historical Events For Year 1935

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January 1, 1935

Libya is formed by the combining of Tripoli and Cyrenaica, previously Italian colonies. Read More

January 11, 1935

The first solo flight traveling from Hawaii to California is piloted by Amelia Earhart. Read More

January 16, 1935

The Barker Gang and FBI engage in a gun battle, ultimately resulting in the deaths of the gang members.
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January 24, 1935

Virginia's Gottfried Krueger Brewing Company is the first to sell canned beer. Read More

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. Read More

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.
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April 15, 1935

The Roerich Pact is signed for the purpose of ensuring the protection of Artistic and Scientific Institutions and Historic Monuments
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May 15, 1935

The Moscow Metro rapid transit system is opened by Joseph Stalin. Read More

May 27, 1935

The National Industrial Recovery Act is announced as unconstitutional by the United States Supreme Court.
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May 30, 1935

Boston Braves Babe Ruth plays his last career game against the Philadelphia Phillies. Read More

May 31, 1935

The American film studio known as 20th Century Fox is developed from 20th Century Pictures, Inc.
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June 10, 1935

Dr. Robert Smith and associate William Wilson start the well known program for those with alcohol addictions known as Alcoholics Anonymous.
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July 16, 1935

Parking meters appear for the first time in Oklahoma City. Read More

August 5, 1935

One of the largest and most well-known Advertising Agencies, Leo Burnett, is established in Chicago.
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August 14, 1935

The Social Security Act creating the Social Security System is ratified upon the signature of the United States President, Franklin Roosevelt.
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September 30, 1935

The Hoover Dam is dedicated by the President of the United States, Franklin Roosevelt. Read More

October 2–3, 1935

Ethiopia is raided by Italian General Emilio de Bono, thus beginning the Second Italo-Abyssinian War.
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November 5, 1935

The famous Monopoly board game comes out by the Parker Brothers. Read More

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.
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