Unsorted 1935 Events [Bottom]
13 - The Saar votes to return to Germany.
09 - Germany ? announces the existence of the German
air force which This violates of the Versailles Treaty.
16 - Hitler ?+ introduces compulsory military service
and announces planss to create 36 divisions.
16 - Hitler renounces the Treaty of Versailles.
23 - The Soviet Union sells the Chinese Eastern Railway to Manchukuo for
30 - Writing in Pravda, General Tukachevsky warned of
"Hitler's imperialistic plans".
00 - Resettlement Administration given power to use eminent domain to
buy land for building new cities
03 - Ethiopia asked the League of Nations + to take action
regarding Italian aggression.
06 - |Spain ?| Tribunal of Constitutional Guarantees acquit
21 - |Holocaust ?+|
Nazis ban Jews from serving in the military.
29 - The French liner Normandie leaves Le Havre on her maiden
voyage to New York, via Southampton.
09 - Japan demands that China remove forces from Peking and Tientsin.
15 - Mao Tse-tung calls for a "united peoples front" against Japan.
19 - Ethiopia protests the Italian military buildup on its border.
26 - Nazis pass law allowing forced abortions on women to prevent
them from passing on hereditary diseases.
06 - |Holocaust ?+| Nazis force
Jewish performers/artists to join Jewish Cultural Unions.
31 - The U.S. Neutrality Act becomes law.
00 - |Spain ?| Andres Nin and Joaquin Maurin creates the Workers Party of Marxist
11 - British Foreign Secretary Hoare called upon the
League of Nations + to take action in Ethiopia.
15 - |Holocaust ?+|
The Nuremburg Laws are passed which legalize persecution of the Jews.
15 - The swastika became part of the German national flag.
20 - Britain warns Rome that 144 warships were heading to the
28 - Ethiopia begins mobilization of its antiquated military.
02 - Italian forces invade Ethiopia (Abyssinia); many of their troops cross
French Somaliland territory.
06 - Italian forces (numbering many Somalis) occupy Adowa
(near the Eritrean border).
10 - The Greek monarchy was restored by a coup.
15 - |Holocaust| Nuremberg Race
Laws against Jews decreed.
28 - The Japanese Foreign Minister declared that Japan would insist on
an end to anti-Japanese activities in China, and the suppression of communism.
06 - Marshal Pietro Badoglio assumes command of Italian forces in Ethiopia. Italian troops occupy the fortress at Makkale.
15 - The Philippine Islands become a U.S. commonwealth.
15 - Persia officially changes its name to Iran.
15 - The publisher Allen Lane launches the paperback series Penguin Books.
The books sell for the price of 10 cigarettes.
08 - The secret Hoare-Laval agreement was signed. It provided that Italy
would control two-thirds of Ethiopia.
09 - The Hoare-Laval agreement became known to the public. The disparity
between French government's public and private positions made a mockery of collective security.
12 - Chahar and Hopei, the Chinese provinces bordering Manchuria were
declared as autonomous by Japan.
20 - |Spain ?| Francisco Largo Caballero is replaced by Indalecio Prieto as head
of the Socialist Party.
22 - Anthony Eden replaced Hoare as the British Foreign Secretary.
23 - Marshal Badoglio ordered the use of dichlorodiethyl sulfide gas
against Ethiopian troops in order to quicken the Italian advance.