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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1936

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1936 birth of roger Miller, Ft Worth Tx, country singer (King of the Road, Dang Me)  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of jos Kunst, composer  

Jan 05   Florence King, American humorist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Julio Maria Sanguinetti Cairolo, president of Uruguay (1985-90, 95- ) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1936.  

Jan 06   Charles A Stoneham, pres (NY Giants), dies on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1936 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   In the year 1936 henry Forster, cricket (Hants & Oxford U, Gov-Gen of Australia), dies  

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

Jan 17   Mateiu Caragiale, Romanian author (b. 1885) died in the year 1936.  

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