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May 1935

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in May 1935.
The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Ramsay MacDonald (Labour), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on May 1935: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 1935?


  • 01 May 1935 Boulder Dam is completed.
  • 04 May 1935 61st Kentucky Derby: Willie Saunders aboard Omaha wins in 2:05.
  • 06 May 1935 British King George and Queen Mary celebrates silver jubilee
  • 08 May 1935 Cin Red Ernie Lombardi doubles in 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th beat Phils 15-4
  • 11 May 1935 61st Preakness: Willie Saunders aboard Omaha wins in 1:58.4.
  • 12 May 1935 Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith (founders of Alcoholics Anonymous) meet for the first time in Akron, Ohio, at the home of Henrietta Siberling.
  • 14 May 1935 Griffith Planetarium opens in LA
  • 15 May 1935 Pirates beat Phillies 20-5
  • 18 May 1935 Harold Gimblett scores 123 in 80 minutes on cricket debut for Somerset.
  • 19 May 1935 NFL adopts an annual college draft to begin in 1936.
  • 23 May 1935 1st scheduled night game, postponed due to rain
  • 24 May 1935 Swedish Princess Ingrid marries Danish crown Prince Frederik
  • 25 May 1935 Jesse Owens of Ohio State University breaks three world records and ties a fourth at the Big Ten Conference Track and Field Championships in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
  • 27 May 1935 US Supreme Court declares President Franklin Roosevelt's National Recovery Act unconstitutional.
  • 29 May 1935 Hague local museum opens
  • 30 May 1935 Eventual Baseball Hall of Famer Babe Ruth appears in his last career game, playing for the Boston Braves in Philadelphia against the Phillies.
  • 31 May 1935 Babe Ruth grounds out in his final at bat
  • 06 May 1935 New Deal: Under the authority of the newly-enacted Federal Emergency Relief Administration, President Franklin D. Roosevelt issues Executive Order 7034 to create the Works Progress Administration.


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?