1935 Newspaper Headlines
Major 1935 events include the publication of the first Penguin book, the German rearmament, the victory and return to power of the conservative party in Britain and much more. Our collection of 1935 newspaper articles tell the stories of the nation and the world, through first hand accounts of what was going on at the time. The best way to understand history is through the eyes of those who lived it.
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January 8, 1935
Birth of Elvis Presley, American singer, actor, and guitarist (d. 1977).
January 11, 1935
Amelia Earhart becomes the first person to fly solo from Hawaii to New York.
January 28, 1935
Iceland becomes the first country to legalize abortion on medical grounds.
February 22, 1935
Aircraft are banned from flying over the White House.
March 2, 1935
Porky Pig makes his debut in Looney Tunes’s I Haven’t Got a Hat.
March 16, 1935
Adolf Hitler announces German rearmament, despite this being in violation of the Versailles Treaty.
April 14, 1935
The great Black Sunday dust storm, made famous by Woody Guthrie in his “dust bowl ballads”, hits hardest in eastern New Mexico and Colorado, and western Oklahoma.
May 6, 1935
Executive Order 7034 creates the Works Progress Administration (WPA), part of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal programs.
May 19, 1935
T. E. Lawrence, former British-soldier and subject of the film “Lawrence of Arabia”, dies in a motorbike accident.
May 30, 1935
Babe Ruth, baseball Hall of Famer, appears in his last career game, playing for the Boston Braves against the Phillies in Philadelphia.
June 10, 1935
Alcoholics Anonymous is founded in Akron, Ohio, by William G. Wilson and Dr. Robert Smith.
July 30, 1935
The first Penguin paperback books are published.
November 5, 1935
Parker Brothers, the toy manufacturer and brand, releases the first edition of the board game ‘Monopoly‘.
December 3, 1935
Princess Victoria, daughter of King Edward VII (b. 1868) dies.
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