What Happened on December 10, 1936

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Britain replaces King Edward VIII stamp series with King George VI

King of Great Britain George VI
King of Great Britain
George VI
King of Great Britain Edward VIII
King of Great Britain
Edward VIII

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Edward VIII signs Instrument of Abdication, giving up the British throne to marry American divoree Wallis Simpson

Duchess of Windsor Wallis Simpson
Duchess of Windsor
Wallis Simpson
King of Great Britain Edward VIII
King of Great Britain
Edward VIII
  • Stockholm: physicist PBJ Debije receives Nobel prize for chemistry

Famous Deaths

  • Luigi Pirandello, Italian writer (Enrico IV, Nobel 1934), dies at 69
  • Robert Abel, cricketer (744 runs in 13 Tests for Eng 1888-1902), dies