Historical Events In 1936
Friday, 19 August 2022
Sep 18 On test a new lightweight streamlined passenger train attains an officially recorded speed of 112 1/2 mph on the Canadian Pacific Winchester Subdivision near St. Telesphore, Quebec, with 4-4-4 locomotive no. 3003 in the year 1936.
Sep 19 Alfred A Oerter Jr, Astoria NY, discus (Olympic-gold-56, 60, 64, 68) in the year 1936.
Sep 21 Spanish fascist junta names Franco to generalissimo/supreme commander in the year 1936.
Sep 21 Yuriy Luzhkov, Russian politician, mayor of Moscow on this day in history.
Sep 23 In the year 1936 giants Carl Hubbell notches his 16th en route to 24 consecutive wins
Sep 25 In the year 1936 joe Medwick sets a still-standing NL record with his 64th double
Sep 26 On this day in history harriet Monroe, US poet (Poet's Life), dies at 75
Sep 27 On this day in history 1st baseman Walter Alston plays in his only major league game
Sep 28 Bachelor's Children debuts on CBS radio (at 9:45 am) in the year 1936.
Sep 29 On this day in history radio used for 1st time for a presidential campaign
Sep 29 Radio used for first time for a presidential campaign in the year 1936.
Sep 30 Intl Commission of Straits (Dardanelles & Bosphorus) ends in the year 1936.
Sep 30 Intl Commission of the Straits (Dardanelles and Bosphorus) ends on this day in history.
Oct 01 Gen Francisco Franco establishes the state of Spain on this day in history.
Oct 01 In the year 1936 oscar DaCosta, cricketer (WI all-rounder in 5 Tests 30-35), dies at 28
Oct 02 1st alcohol power plant forms, Atchison, Kansas on this day in history.
Oct 02 G H Simpson-Hayward, cricketer (Eng 1910, great lob bowlers), dies in the year 1936.
Oct 03 On this day in history steve Reich, NYC, composer (My Name is)
Oct 03 On this day in history yanks set new attendance record of 64,842 in 3rd game of World Series
Oct 04 Italian lire devalued in the year 1936.
Oct 05 Coaxial cable strung between New York City and Philadelphia made it possible for the first intercity telecast on this day in history.
Oct 05 Jan J Slauerhoff, Dutch ship doc/writer (Seaman's Grave), dies at 38 on this day in history.
Oct 05 In the year 1936 the Jarrow March sets off for London.
Oct 06 Anna Quayle, actress (Mistress Pamela) on this day in history.
Oct 06 In the year 1936 nY Yankees beat Giants 4 games to 2 in 33rd World Series
Oct 07 7th-place Brooklyn Dodgers fire manager Casey Stengel in the year 1936.
Oct 09 On this day in history generators at Boulder Dam (now Hoover Dam) begin transmitting electricity to Los Angeles.
Oct 09 In the year 1936 hoover Dam begins transmitting electricity to LA
Oct 10 On this day in history bradman scores 212 in 202 mins in a cricket testimonial game
Oct 11 "Professor Quiz", 1st radio quiz show premieres in the year 1936.
Oct 11 In the year 1936 "Professor Quiz," 1st radio quiz show premieres
Oct 12 B L T Bosanquet, cricketer (1st great googly bowler, England), dies in the year 1936.
Oct 13 Explosion caused by leaking gas rips out section 12 of Cleve Stadium on this day in history.
Oct 16 Lou Gehrig, is voted AL MVP by BBWAA on this day in history.