Monday 26 August 1935
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Cornelis B Vaandrager [Cor Vaan] and Geraldine Ferraro.
Top Hat, directed by Mark Sandrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935
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- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
- Cornelis B Vaandrager [Cor Vaan]: Dut poet (Long Live Joop Massaker).
- Geraldine Ferraro: American lawyer and three-time Congresswoman from Queens, New York, in 1984 a candidate for an office never before held by a woman, that of democratic Vice-President.
- Karen Jones: English computer scientist and academic (d. 2007).
- CCC camp opens in Brecksville Reservation of Cleveland Metroparks
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