News and Events of 1935
World Statisticspopulation by decade
Nobel Peace Prize:
Karl von Ossietzky (Germany)
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U.S. StatisticsPresident: Franklin D Roosevelt
Vice President: John N. Garner
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EconomicsFederal spending: $6.41 billion
Consumer Price Index: 13.7
Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.03
World SeriesDetroit d. Chicago Cubs (4-2)
Stanley CupMontreal Maroons d. Toronto (3-0)
WimbledonWomen: Helen Moody d. H. Jacobs (6-3 3-6 7-5)
Men: Fred Perry d. G. von Cramm (6-2 6-4 6-4)
Kentucky Derby ChampionOmaha
NCAA Football ChampionsMinnesota (CFRA, NCF, HF) (8-0-0) & SMU (DS) (12-1-0)
Oscars awarded in 1935
Miss America: Henrietta Leaver (PA)More Entertainment Awards...
Nobel Prizes in Science
Chemistry: Frédéric and Irène Joliot-Curie (both France), for synthesis of new radioactive elements
Physics: James Chadwick (UK), for discovery of the neutron
Physiology or Medicine: Hans Spemann (Germany), for discovery of the organizer effect in embryonic development