What Happened on October 1, 1936

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Generalissimo Francisco Franco establishes state of Spain

Spanish Dictator and General Francisco Franco
Spanish Dictator and General
Francisco Franco

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles G Fullerton, astronaut (STS-3, 51F), born in Rochester, New York
  • Duncan Edwards, English footballer (d. 1958)
  • Edward Villella, Bayside Queens, ballet dancer (NYC Ballet)
  • Stella Stevens, Yazoo City Miss, actress (Girls! Girls!, Manitou)

Famous Deaths

  • Oscar DaCosta, cricketer (WI all-rounder in 5 Tests 30-35), dies at 28