1935 events in history

Jan 2 Bruno Hauptmann goes on trial for the murder of Charles Lindbergh, Jr., infant son of aviator Charles Lindbergh
Jan 7 Benito Mussolini and French Foreign minister Pierre Laval sign the Franco-Italian Agreement
Jan 11 Amelia Earhart becomes the first person to fly solo from Hawaii to California
Jan 13 A plebiscite in Saarland shows that 90.3% of those voting wish to join Nazi Germany
Jan 19 Coopers Inc. sells the world's first briefs
Jan 28 Iceland becomes the first Western country to legalize therapeutic abortion
Feb 2 Leonarde Keeler tests the first polygraph machine
Feb 7 The classic board game Monopoly is invented
Feb 12 USS Macon, one of the two largest helium-filled airships ever created, crashes into the Pacific Ocean off the coast of California and sinks
Feb 13 A jury in Flemington, New Jersey finds Bruno Hauptmann guilty of the 1932 kidnapping and murder of the Lindbergh baby, the son of Charles Lindbergh
Feb 20 Caroline Mikkelsen becomes the first woman to set foot in Antarctica
Feb 26 Robert Watson-Watt carries out a demonstration near Daventry which leads directly to the development of radar in the United Kingdom
Feb 26 Adolf Hitler orders the Luftwaffe to be re-formed, violating the provisions of the Treaty of Versailles
Feb 28 DuPont scientist Wallace Carothers invents nylon
Mar 15 Percy Shaw founded his company Reflecting Roadstuds Limited to make cat's eyes
Mar 16 Adolf Hitler orders Germany to rearm herself in violation of the Treaty of Versailles. Conscription is reintroduced to form the Wehrmacht
Mar 21 Shah of Iran Reza Shah Pahlavi formally asks the international community to call Persia by its native name, Iran, meaning "Land of the Aryans"
Mar 23 Signing of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of the Philippines
Apr 1 India's central banking institution, The Reserve Bank of India is formed
Apr 8 The Works Progress Administration is formed when the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1935 becomes law
Apr 12 First flight of the Bristol Blenheim
Apr 14 "Black Sunday Storm", the worst dust storm of the U.S. Dust Bowl
Apr 15 Roerich Pact signed in Washington, D.C
Apr 23 The Polish Constitution of 1935 is adopted
May 6 The first flight of the Curtiss P-36 Hawk. Hindenburg disaster
May 6 New Deal: Executive Order 7034 creates the Works Progress Administration
May 12 Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith (founders of Alcoholics Anonymous) meet for the first time in Akron, Ohio, at the home of Henrietta Siberling
May 14 The Philippines ratifies an independence agreement
May 15 The Moscow Metro is opened to the public
May 24 The first night game in Major League Baseball history is played in Cincinnati, Ohio, with the Cincinnati Reds beating the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 at Crosley Field
May 25 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
May 27 New Deal: The Supreme Court of the United States declares the National Industrial Recovery Act to be unconstitutional in A.L.A. Schechter Poultry Corp. v. United States, (295 U.S. 495)
May 29 First flight of the Messerschmitt Bf 109 fighter aeroplane
May 31 A 7.7 Mw earthquake destroys Quetta in modern-day Pakistan killing 40,000
Jun 3 One thousand unemployed Canadian workers board freight cars in Vancouver, British Columbia, beginning a protest trek to Ottawa, Ontario
Jun 10 Dr. Robert Smith takes his last drink, and Alcoholics Anonymous is founded in Akron, Ohio, United States, by him and Bill Wilson
Jun 10 Chaco War ends: a truce is called between Bolivia and Paraguay who had been fighting since 1932
Jun 11 Inventor Edwin Armstrong gives the first public demonstration of FM broadcasting in the United States at Alpine, New Jersey
Jun 18 Police in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada clash with striking longshoremen, resulting in a total 60 injuries and 24 arrests
Jun 25 Diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and Colombia are established
Jul 1 Regina, Saskatchewan police and Royal Canadian Mounted Police ambush strikers participating in the On-to-Ottawa Trek
Jul 5 The National Labor Relations Act, which governs labor relations in the United States, is signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Jul 16 The world's first parking meter is installed in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Jul 20 Switzerland: A Royal Dutch Airlines plane en route from Milan to Frankfurt crashes into a Swiss mountain, killing thirteen
Jul 24 The Dust Bowl heat wave reaches its peak, sending temperatures to 109°F (43°C) in Chicago, Illinois and 104°F (40°C) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Jul 28 First flight of the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
Aug 14 Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act, creating a government pension system for the retired
Aug 15 Will Rogers and Wiley Post are killed after their aircraft develops engine problems during takeoff in Barrow, Alaska
Aug 31 In an attempt to stay out of the growing turmoil in Europe, the United States passes the first of its Neutrality Acts
Sep 2 Labor Day Hurricane of 1935: a large hurricane hits the Florida Keys killing 423