Friday 15 February 1935
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Susan Brownmiller in Brooklyn and Roger B Chaffee in Grand Rapids.
The Whole Town's Talking, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935
while Green Light by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books.
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- John Frum Day in Vanuatu 
- Gummy Bear Day in United States
- National Day in Serbia
- Candlemas in Russia and other Eastern Orthodox countries
- Saint Siegfried of Sweden
- Saints Faustin and Jovita
- Saint Georgia
- Blessed Claude de la ColombiFre
- Flag Day in Canada
- Susan Brownmiller in Brooklyn: New York, USA; feminist author (Against Our Wills).
- Roger B Chaffee in Grand Rapids: Michigan, USA; Lieutenant Commander US Navy/astronaut.
- John R: Block; US Secretary of Agriculture (1981-86).
- Roger Chaffee: American astronaut who died, along with Virgil Girssom and Edward White, in a grounded Apollo spacecraft when a flash fire occurred during a simulated flight.
- Susan Brownmiller: American journalist and author.
- Gene Hickerson: American football player (d. 2008)
- The discovery and clinical development of Prontosil, the first broadly effective antibacterial drug, is published in a series of articles in Germany's pre-eminent medical journal, ''Deutsche Medizinische Wochenschrift'', by Gerhard Domagk.
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