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1935 January

1935 February

1935 March


March 1st
In 1935, the Saarland was officially reincorporated into Germany following the plebiscite vote Jan. 13 of 91% in favor.
March 10th
In 1935, Hitler revealed to Europe his military programs, Goering announced the existence of the Luftwaffe.
March 16th
In 1935, Hitler violates Treaty of Versailles by introducing military conscription in the form of German rearmament.
= Hitler reintroduces compulsory military service and announced conscription and a 36-division Wehrmacht.
March 17th
In 1935, Hitler proclaimed "Heroes' Memorial Day" as the Beethoven Funeral March was played in the Berlin State Opera House.

1935 April


April 11th
In 1935, England, France, Italy declared a Stresa Front to defend the boundary agreements of the Locarno Pact of 1925, but was toothless.
April 14th
In 1935, a Sandstorm ravaged the U.S. midwest (Dust Bowl).

1935 May


May 2nd
In 1935, France and the USSR sign five-year mutual assistance treaty.
= Franco-Russian alliance was signed to defend against a resurgent Germany.
May 22nd
In 1935, National Maritime Day is proclaimed in com memoration of the "U.S.S. Savannah" which left Savannah on the first transatlantic voyage under steam.
May 31st
In 1935, India: earthquake at Quetta killed an estimated 50,000.

1935 June


June 18th
In 1935, Anglo-German naval agreement is signed.
= The new British government led by recently-elected PM Stanly Baldwin and Foreign Minister Samuel Hoare, preferring negotiation rather than confrontation, signed the Anglo-German Naval Agreement to allow the German navy parity at 35% of British navy.

1935 July


July 27th
In 1935, Floods at Yangtzee Jiang & Hoangh, kills 200,000.

1935 August


August 29th
In 1935, thru Sept. 10, hurricane in Southern Florida: 408 killed.

1935 September


September 2nd
In 1935, a hurricane slammed into the Florida Keys w ith 200 mph winds, claiming 423 lives.
September 10th
In 1935, the annual Nazi party rally began at Nuremberg, featuring the first public display of the Wehrmacht, the announcement of the Flag Law replacing the Kaiser's black-red-white horizontal striped flag with the swastika as the nation's official symbol, and the announcement of the antisemitic Nuremberg Laws.
September 15th
In 1935, Adolf Hitler introduces new legislation stripping all German Jews of citizenship and political rights, and officially adopting the swastika as the new national symbol in Nurnberg.

1935 October


October 2nd
In 1935, Mussolini's Italian armys attacks Abyssinia (Ethiopia).
October 3rd
In 1935, Benito Mussolini invades Ethiopia.
October 25th
In 1935, Hurricane-produced floods kill 2,0 00 in Jeremie & Jacmel Haiti.

1935 November


November 9th
In 1935, Japanese Troops Invade Shanghai.

1935 December


December 26th
In 1935, Stalin views Dmitri Sjostakovitsj' opera "Lady Macbeth".


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