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Historical Events In 1936

Sunday, 17 October 2021

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) on this day in history.  

Sep 21   In the year 1936 spanish fascist junta names Franco to generalissimo/supreme commander  

Sep 21   Yuriy Luzhkov, Russian politician, mayor of Moscow on this day in history.  

Sep 23   Giants Carl Hubbell notches his 16th en route to 24 consecutive wins on this day in history.  

Sep 25   On this day in history joe Medwick sets a still-standing NL record with his 64th double  

Sep 26   Harriet Monroe, US poet (Poet's Life), dies at 75 in the year 1936.  

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   Radio used for 1st time for a presidential campaign in the year 1936.  

Sep 29   Radio used for first time for a presidential campaign on this day in history.  

Sep 30   On this day in history intl Commission of Straits (Dardanelles & Bosphorus) ends  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1936.  

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   On this day in history jan J Slauerhoff, Dutch ship doc/writer (Seaman's Grave), dies at 38  

Oct 05   The Jarrow March sets off for London in the year 1936.  

Oct 06   Anna Quayle, actress (Mistress Pamela) in the year 1936.  

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   In the year 1936 hoover Dam begins transmitting electricity to LA  

Oct 10   Bradman scores 212 in 202 mins in a cricket testimonial game on this day in history.  

Oct 11   "Professor Quiz", 1st radio quiz show premieres in the year 1936.  

Oct 11   "Professor Quiz," 1st radio quiz show premieres in the year 1936.  

Oct 12   B L T Bosanquet, cricketer (1st great googly bowler, England), dies on this day in history.  

Oct 13   Explosion caused by leaking gas rips out section 12 of Cleve Stadium in the year 1936.  

Oct 16   Lou Gehrig, is voted AL MVP by BBWAA in the year 1936.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1936

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Roger Miller, Ft Worth Tx, country singer (King of the Road, Dang Me) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1936 birth of betty Rollin, actress (Crossing Delancey)/author (Last Wish)  

Jan 03   David Vine, British(?) sport commentator was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1936 birth of jos Kunst, composer  

Jan 05   Florence King, American humorist was born in the year 1936.  

Jan 06   In the year 1936 birth of julio Maria Sanguinetti Cairolo, president of Uruguay (1985-90, 95- )  

Jan 06   In the year 1936 birth of rubĂ©n Amaro, Sr., Mexican baseball player  

Jan 06   Darlene Hard, U.S. tennis player was born in the year 1936.  

Famous Deaths In 1936

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Sir Francis Newdegate, Governor of Tasmania, Western Australia (b. 1862) died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1936 charles A Stoneham, pres (NY Giants), dies  

Jan 07   Howard Francis, cricketer (2 Tests S Af v Eng 1898-99, 39 runs), dies in the year 1936.  

Jan 09   On this day in history john Gilbert, actor (Love, Downstairs), dies at 40  

Jan 10   Charles Wright, cricketer (3 Tests England v S Africa 1895-96), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Henry Forster, cricket (Hants & Oxford U, Gov-Gen of Australia), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Albert Fish, American serial killer (b. 1870) died on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history death of mateiu Caragiale, Romanian author (b. 1885)  

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