1935 1936 1937
- George Orwell publishes his essay "Shooting an Elephant."
- Kenji Mizoguchi releases Sisters of the Gion and Osaka Elegy.
- Tasmanian Tiger (Thylacinus cynocephalus) becomes extinct.
- Abbie Hoffman is born in Worcester, MA.
- Rise of Nazism in Germany spurs large scale Jewish immigration into Palestine; 36,000 ariive, the largest number in any year to date.
- January 10: Fifty day general strike in Syria against the French Mandate government organized by the National Bloc, boycott of French companies.
- January 10: Tripartite Coalition wins Cuban Congressional election, winning all 24 Senate seats and 90 of 160 seats in the House of Representatives.
- March 1: Paris agrees to negotiate an end to French Mandate in Syria and the admission of Syria to the League of Nations.
- April: Arab General Strike begins in Palestine.
- April 15: 70 year old Yisrael Hazan killed in an ambush near Tulkarem.
- April 19: In Jaffa, 9 killed and 4 wounded in political violence.
- May 16: Three killed in terrorist shooting at Edison Cinema in Jerusalem.
- July 4: League of Nations votes to end sanctions against Italy. The crisis over Abyssinia (Ethiopia) is over.
- August: Britain and Egypt sign the Treaty of Preferential Alliance. In effect the Egyptian government remains a British client state.
- August 1: The Olympic Games open in Berlin. The Games are a festival of overbearing German nationalistic propaganda.
- August 29: John McCain is born in the Panama Canal Zone.
- October 25: Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini sign the Rome-Berlin Axis Agreement, putting the fascist dictatorships of Germany and Italy in formal alliance.
- December 12: Generalissimo Chiang kai-shek is arrested in Xi'an by Col. Sun Mingjiu on the orders of Zhang Xueliang, a.k.a.the Young Marshall.