Historical Events In 1936
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
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 on this day in history.
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 Joe Medwick sets a still-standing NL record with his 64th double on this day in history.
Sep 26 Harriet Monroe, US poet (Poet's Life), dies at 75 in the year 1936.
Sep 27 In the year 1936 1st baseman Walter Alston plays in his only major league game
Sep 28 In the year 1936 bachelor's Children debuts on CBS radio (at 9:45 am)
Sep 29 On this day in history radio used for 1st time for a presidential campaign
Sep 29 On this day in history radio used for first time for a presidential campaign
Sep 30 On this day in history intl Commission of Straits (Dardanelles & Bosphorus) ends
Sep 30 In the year 1936 intl Commission of the Straits (Dardanelles and Bosphorus) ends
Oct 01 On this day in history gen Francisco Franco establishes the state of Spain
Oct 01 Oscar DaCosta, cricketer (WI all-rounder in 5 Tests 30-35), dies at 28 on this day in history.
Oct 02 In the year 1936 1st alcohol power plant forms, Atchison, Kansas
Oct 02 G H Simpson-Hayward, cricketer (Eng 1910, great lob bowlers), dies in the year 1936.
Oct 03 Steve Reich, NYC, composer (My Name is) on this day in history.
Oct 03 Yanks set new attendance record of 64,842 in 3rd game of World Series on this day in history.
Oct 04 In the year 1936 italian lire devalued
Oct 05 On this day in history coaxial cable strung between New York City and Philadelphia made it possible for the first intercity telecast.
Oct 05 Jan J Slauerhoff, Dutch ship doc/writer (Seaman's Grave), dies at 38 on this day in history.
Oct 05 The Jarrow March sets off for London on this day in history.
Oct 06 On this day in history anna Quayle, actress (Mistress Pamela)
Oct 06 NY Yankees beat Giants 4 games to 2 in 33rd World Series on this day in history.
Oct 07 7th-place Brooklyn Dodgers fire manager Casey Stengel on this day in history.
Oct 09 In the year 1936 generators at Boulder Dam (now Hoover Dam) begin transmitting electricity to Los Angeles.
Oct 09 Hoover Dam begins transmitting electricity to LA on this day in history.
Oct 10 On this day in history bradman scores 212 in 202 mins in a cricket testimonial game
Oct 11 In the year 1936 "Professor Quiz", 1st radio quiz show premieres
Oct 11 On this day in history "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 On this day in history explosion caused by leaking gas rips out section 12 of Cleve Stadium
Oct 16 In the year 1936 lou Gehrig, is voted AL MVP by BBWAA