1935 Newspapers

Curious about what happened in 1935? This was a fascinating year in history, and you can find out all about it with our historical newspaper archive.

Historic Newspapers is proud to have the largest collection of authentic newspapers. Interested in a particular event from 1935? Or perhaps you know someone with a special connection to this year and you want to buy them a sentimental gift? Browse our archive which contains over 4 million newspapers from some of the nation’s most esteemed publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Dallas Morning News. Read history how it happened at the time in an original newspaper.

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1935 Newspapers

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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.

An authentic newspaper is a great gift idea for birthdays, anniversaries or other special occasion, and is a thoughtful gift that your loved one will appreciate. History is the key to understanding the present and the future, so it’s imperative that we never stop learning about the world as it existed before us.

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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KRISTINE MARKLE May 17 2022

Amazing to have a certified original newspaper from the date you want!!!!

Laura McFadden May 3 2022

I purchased this for my fathers 80th birthday and it was an authentic Wall Street journal from the day in 1942. The paper was in good condition and he loved it. It arrived timely and I would highly recommend their product.

Melissa R May 2 2022

Its authentic and amazing to look back on news and events that happened back them. Plus newspapers are so rare makes me want to go out and some some to pass on to my children.

Maureen Brown April 29 2022

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Donna Ramey April 26 2022

The perfect gift for a 90th birthday. Our friend was delighted to receive the paper from the New York Times dated on her date of birth especially since she is from NYC.

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Jennifer Erickson February 28 2022

This was a gift for a milestone birthday. Shipping was fast and quality is great! The gift receiver loved it! So fun to look at what was happening 70 years ago with an original newspaper! Fun gift!!

customer February 23 2022

Great service and presentation- so glad I found a paper from my Dad’s birthday

Lindsey White February 19 2022

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