Historical Events In 1936
Thursday, 24 October 2019
Sep 18 In the year 1936 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.
Sep 19 In the year 1936 alfred A Oerter Jr, Astoria NY, discus (Olympic-gold-56, 60, 64, 68)
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 in the year 1936.
Sep 25 On this day in history joe Medwick sets a still-standing NL record with his 64th double
Sep 26 In the year 1936 harriet Monroe, US poet (Poet's Life), dies at 75
Sep 27 In the year 1936 1st baseman Walter Alston plays in his only major league game
Sep 28 Bachelor's Children debuts on CBS radio (at 9:45 am) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history intl Commission of the Straits (Dardanelles and Bosphorus) ends
Oct 01 Gen Francisco Franco establishes the state of Spain on this day in history.
Oct 01 Oscar DaCosta, cricketer (WI all-rounder in 5 Tests 30-35), dies at 28 on this day in history.
Oct 02 On this day in history 1st alcohol power plant forms, Atchison, Kansas
Oct 02 In the year 1936 g H Simpson-Hayward, cricketer (Eng 1910, great lob bowlers), dies
Oct 03 In the year 1936 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 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 in the year 1936.
Oct 05 On this day in history the Jarrow March sets off for London.
Oct 06 In the year 1936 anna Quayle, actress (Mistress Pamela)
Oct 06 In the year 1936 nY Yankees beat Giants 4 games to 2 in 33rd World Series
Oct 07 In the year 1936 7th-place Brooklyn Dodgers fire manager Casey Stengel
Oct 09 In the year 1936 generators at Boulder Dam (now Hoover Dam) begin transmitting electricity to Los Angeles.
Oct 09 On this day in history hoover Dam begins transmitting electricity to LA
Oct 10 Bradman scores 212 in 202 mins in a cricket testimonial game in the year 1936.
Oct 11 "Professor Quiz", 1st radio quiz show premieres on this day in history.
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 in the year 1936.
Oct 16 On this day in history lou Gehrig, is voted AL MVP by BBWAA