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Major Events of 1935
1935 (Roman Numerals: MCMXXXV) was the 35th year of the 20th century. 1935 was not a leap year, and the first day of the year was a Tuesday.
On this page, we have listed some of the major historical, news and sporting events that took place in 1935.
News Events of 1935
Adolf Hitler violates Treaty of Versailles by introducing conscription.
German Jews stripped of their citzenship rights by Nuremberg Race Laws.
Italy invades Abyssinia (Ethiopa).
Persia formally changes its name to Iran.
Huey Long finishes a fifteen and half hour speech in the US Senate.
Parker Brothers acquires the rights to the Monopoly board game from Elizabeth Magie.
Ceasefire ends the Chaco War between Bolivia and Paraguay.
Joseph Stalin opens the Moscow Metro to the public.
Wallace Carothers discovers nylon.
The Hoover Dam is dedicated.
World's first parking meters introduced (Oklahoma City).
Iceland is the first Western country to legalize therapeutic abortion.
Sports in 1935
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