What Happened in 1936 (Part 4)

Historical Events

Events 301 - 348 of 348

  • Nov 9 American fashion designer Ruth Harkness captures a panda cub (Su Lin) in China - becomes 1st live panda cub to enter the US
  • Nov 12 1st ever TV Gardening show \"In Your Garden\" shown on BBC television
  • Nov 12 Nobel for literature awarded to Eugene O'Neill
  • Nov 12 Oakland Bay Bridge opens
  • Nov 12 St Louis Browns sold to Donald L Barnes & William O DeWitt

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Nov 14 Bradman scores 192 for S A v Vic before a MCG crowd of 21000

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Nov 15 Nazi-Germany & Japan sign Anti-Komintern pact
  • Nov 16 German air force begins bombing of Madrid
  • Nov 17 Edgar Bergen & Charlie McCarthy become overnight success on radio

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Nov 18 Germany & Italy recognize Spanish government of Francisco Franco

Spanish Dictator and General Francisco Franco
Spanish Dictator and General
Francisco Franco
  • Nov 18 Main span of Golden Gate Bridge joined
  • Nov 20 Jose Antonio Primo de Rivera, founder of the Falange is killed by a republican execution squad.

Sport awardGolf Major

Nov 22 19th PGA Championship: Denny Shute at Pinehurst CC Pinehurst NC

Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner Denny Shute
Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner
Denny Shute
  • Nov 23 1st issue of Life, picture magazine created by Henry R Luce is published
  • Nov 24 Noel Coward's "Tonight at 8:30" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 24 Pacifist/anti fascist writer Carl Von Ossietzky sent to concentration camp, award Nobel Peace Prize
  • Nov 25 Germany & Japan sign anti-Komintern pact
  • Nov 30 London's Crystal Palace (built 1851) destroyed by fire
  • Dec 1 2nd Heisman Trophy Award: Larry Kelley, Yale (E)
  • Dec 1 Bell Labs tests coaxial cable for TV use
  • Dec 1 EW Brundin & FF Lyon obtain patent on soilless culture of plants
  • Dec 5 24th CFL Grey Cup: Sarnia Imperials defeats Ottawa Rough Riders, 26-20
  • Dec 5 Armenian SSR, Azerbaijan SSR, Georgian SSR, Kazakh SSR & Kirghiz SSR becomes constituent republics of Soviet Union
  • Dec 8 Anastasio Somoza García elected President of Nicaragua
  • Dec 8 NAACP files suit to equalize salaries of black & white teachers
  • Dec 9 AL OKs night baseball for St Louis
  • Dec 9 Australia all out 58 v England, Bradman out for a duck
  • Dec 10 Stockholm: physicist PBJ Debije receives Nobel prize for chemistry

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Dec 10 Britain replaces King Edward VIII stamp series with King George VI

King of Great Britain Edward VIII
King of Great Britain
Edward VIII

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Dec 10 Edward VIII signs Instrument of Abdication, giving up British throne to marry Wallis Simpson

Duchess of Windsor Wallis Simpson
Duchess of Windsor
Wallis Simpson
King of Great Britain Edward VIII
King of Great Britain
Edward VIII
  • Dec 11 Edward VIII announces in a radio broadcast that he is abdicating the British throne to marry Wallis Simpson

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Dec 12 Chinese leader Chiang Kai-shek declares war on Japan

Chinese Military and Political Leader Chiang Kai-shek
Chinese Military and Political Leader
Chiang Kai-shek
  • Dec 12 1937 NFL Draft: Sam Francis from University of Nebraska first pick by Philadelphia Eagles
  • Dec 13 Final Boston Redskin NFL game, lose to Packers 21-6, move to Wash DC

Sports record brokenNHL Record

Dec 13 Green Bay Packers win NFL championship with a 10–1–1 record under coach Curly Lambeau

NFL Head Coach Curly Lambeau
NFL Head Coach
Curly Lambeau
  • Dec 15 KVL-AM in Seattle Wash changes call letters to KEEN (now KING)
  • Dec 16 John Monks/Fred Finklehoff's "Brother Rat" premieres in NYC
  • Dec 17 Ventriloquist Edgar Bergen & dummy Charlie McCarthy, appear on TV
  • Dec 18 Queensland cricket all out for 49 v Vic, Fleetwood-Smith 7-17
  • Dec 18 Su-Lin, 1st giant panda to come to US from China, arrives in SF
  • Dec 21 Bradman's 2nd consecutive Test Cricket duck! Australia all out 80
  • Dec 22 1st common carrier license issued by ICC, Scranton, Pa
  • Dec 23 Colombia becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty
  • Dec 24 1st radioactive isotope medicine administered, Berkeley, Ca
  • Dec 25 Belgian bishops condemn fascism & communism
  • Dec 25 Ron Hamence scores 104 for SA v Queensland before 4,865
  • Dec 26 Israel's Philarmonic Orchestra forms
  • Dec 30 United Auto Workers stage 1st sit-down strike, at Fisher Body Plant

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 662

  • May 30 Galina Shostakovitch, daughter of Russian composer Dmitri
  • May 30 Keir Dullea, actor (2001, 2010, David & Lisa), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • May 30 Roy Harford, Fulham UK, British-born NZ cricketer
  • May 30 Ruta Lee, actress (Operation Eichmann, Marjorie Morningstar)
  • Jun 1 Bekim Fehmiu, Yugoslavian actor (Black Sunday, Permission to Kill, Cagliostro), born in Sarajevo, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (d. 2010)
  • Jun 1 Gerald Scarfe, British illustrator
  • Jun 2 Otis Williams, doo wop singer (Charms), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Jun 2 Sally Kellerman, actress (M*A*S*H, Back to School), born in Long Beach, California
  • Jun 2 Vladimir Golubnichy, USSR, 20K walker (Olympic-gold-1960, 68)
  • Jun 3 Colin Meads, New Zealand rugby player
  • Jun 3 David Nicholls, priest/theologian/political theorist
  • Jun 3 Harry Pitt, vice chancellor (Reading University)
  • Jun 3 Larry McMurtry, US scriptwriter (Lonesome Dove, Pulitzer 1986), born in Archer City, Texas
  • Jun 3 Philip J Attenborough, CEO/publisher (Hodder & Stoughton)
  • Jun 4 Bruce Dern, Winnetka Ill, actor (Coming Home, Silent Running, Tatoo)
  • Jun 4 David Lyon, CEO (Bowater)
  • Jun 5 Barry Wilson, deputy chief (British Defense Staff)
  • Jun 5 M A "Kelly" Seymour, cricketer (South African off-spinner in 7 Tests 1963-70)
  • Jun 5 Connie Hines, American actress
  • Jun 6 Levi Stubbs, American baritone singer (4 Tops-Same Old Song)
  • Jun 8 James Darren, actor (TJ Hooker, Diamond Head, Venus in Furs), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 8 Kenneth G. Wilson, American physicist, Nobel laureate, (d. 2013)
  • Jun 9 Mick O'Dwyer, Gaelic footballer and manager
  • Jun 10 Graham Carleton Greene, British literary agent
  • Jun 11 George Bryan Ingham, artist
  • Jun 11 Jud Strunk, American musician and comedian (d. 1981)
  • Jun 12 Bill Zeliff, (Rep-R-NH)
  • Jun 14 Renaldo "Obie" Benson, singer (The Four Tops) (d. 2005)
  • Jun 14 Irmelin Sandman Lilius, Finnish actor
  • Jun 15 Alexandru Hrisanide, composer
  • Jun 15 Claude Brasseur, actor (Josepha, Pardon Mon Affair), born in Paris, France
  • Jun 15 William Joseph Levada, American Catholic prelate
  • Jun 16 August Willemsen, Dutch poet/translator
  • Jun 16 Fred Oster, Dutch TV host
  • Jun 17 Ken Loach, British film director (The Wind That Shakes the Barley), born in Nuneaton, Warwickshire
  • Jun 18 Ian Spurling, ballet designer
  • Jun 18 R Ronald Venetian, [Vene], president Suriname (1991- )
  • Jun 19 Shirley Goodman, US R&B singers (Shirley & Lee-Feels so Good)
  • Jun 19 Marisa Galvany, American soprano
  • Jun 20 Billy Guy, Attasca Tx, rock baritone (Coasters-Young Blood)
  • Jun 20 Bobby Nunn, rocker (Coasters-Young Blood)
  • Jun 22 Kris Kristofferson, Brownsville TX, singer/actor (Amerika, Millenium)
  • Jun 22 Verne Allison, singer (Dells-Open Up My Heart)
  • Jun 22 Hermeto Pascoal, Brazilian musician
  • Jun 23 Berend Boudewijn [van der Woude], Dutch TV host/director (Baantjer)
  • Jun 23 Costas Simitis, Prime Minister of Greece
  • Jun 25 Harold Melvin, US singer (Blue Notes-My Hero)
  • Jun 25 Paul Nowee, Dutch western writer (Eagle's Eye)
  • Jun 25 Jusuf Habibie, President of Indonesia
  • Jun 26 Robert Maclennan, British MP
  • Jun 27 John MD "Shali" Shalikashvili, Polish/US general (NATO)
  • Jun 27 Lucille Clifton, American poet
  • Jun 28 Bill Orton, (Rep-R-UT, 1983- )
  • Jun 28 Gisela Kraft, German writer, born in Berlin (d. 2010)
  • Jun 28 Major R Owens, (Rep-D-NY, 1983-2007), (d. 2013)
  • Jun 28 Peter Hall, folklorist/musician
  • Jun 29 David Jenkins, US, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • Jun 29 Harmon Killebrew, baseball player (Minnesota Twins)
  • Jun 29 Leonard Lee, US vocalist (Shirley & Lee-Let the Good Times Roll)
  • Jun 29 Kigeli V, last King of Rwanda (1959-61), born in Kamembe, Rwanda (d. 2016)
  • Jun 30 Dave Van Ronk, rocker/actor (Caffe Lena)
  • Jun 30 Nancy Dussault, actress (Muriel-Too Close for Comfort), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • Jun 30 Pauls Dambis, composer
  • Jun 30 Tony Musante, actor (David Toma-Toma, Nowhere to Hide), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut (d. 2013)
  • Jul 2 Omar Suleiman, Qena, Egypt, army general and intelligence officer, (d. 2012)
  • Jul 3 Anthony Lester, CEO (Runnymede Trust)
  • Jul 3 Eric Russell, cricketer (England opening batsman early 60s)
  • Jul 5 Shirley Knight, Goessei Kansas, actress (Endless Love, Secrets)
  • Jul 5 James Mirrlees, Scottish economist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • Jul 6 Dave Allen, Irish comedian (d. 2005)
  • Jul 7 Friedhelm Dohl, composer
  • Jul 7 Stuart Ross Dempster, composer
  • Jul 7 Nikos Xilouris, Greek singer (d. 1980)
  • Jul 8 Rudolf W de Korte, Dutch Unilever-director/minister EA (L)
  • Jul 8 Tony Warren [Anthony McVay Simpson], actor and tv screenwriter (Coronation Street), born in Pendlebury, Lancashire (d. 2016)
  • Jul 9 David Joel Zinman, composer/conductor (Balt Symphony-1983), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 9 James Hampton, actor (Bugler Dobbs-F Troop, Teen Wolf), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Jul 9 June Jordan, US playwright/poet (His Own Where)
  • Jul 10 Barbara B Kennelly, (Rep-D-Connecticut, 1982- )
  • Jul 10 Jan Wincenty Hawel, composer
  • Jul 12 Jan Nemec, film director (Diamonds of the Night), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 2016)
  • Jul 13 Albert Ayler, American musician (d. 1970)
  • Jul 14 Gloria Lambert, Worcester Mass, singer (Sing Along With Mitch)
  • Jul 14 Robert F Overmyer, Lorain Ohio, Col USMC/astronaut (STS 5, STS 51B)
  • Jul 15 George V. Voinovich, US politician (R), Senator and Governor of Ohio, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2016)
  • Jul 16 Buddy Merrill, Torrey Utah, guitarist (Lawrence Welk Show)
  • Jul 16 V Subramanya, cricketer (Indian batsman in nine Tests mid-60's)
  • Jul 18 Ted Harris, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Jul 20 Barbara A Mikulski, (Rep-D-MD, 1977-86/Sen-D-MD, 1986- )
  • Jul 20 Butch Baird, PGA golfer (1961 Waco Turner Open), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 20 Kaleria Fadicheva, ballerina
  • Jul 22 Harold "Dusty" Rhodes, England cricket pace bowler (1959)
  • Jul 22 Krasimir Kyurkchiiski, composer
  • Jul 22 Tom Robbins, American author
  • Jul 23 Anthony Kennedy, 106th US Supreme Court justice (1988- ), born in Sacramento, California
  • Jul 23 Don Drysdale [Donald Scott], Van Nuys, California, American MLB player (LA Dodgers-Cy Young 1962)
  • Jul 24 Mark Goddard, Lowell Mass, actor (Don West-Lost in Space)
  • Jul 24 Ruth Buzzi, Westerly RI, comedienne (Laugh-In, Margie-That Girl)
  • Jul 25 Gerry Ashmore, British racing driver
  • Jul 25 Glenn Murcutt, Australian architect

Famous Weddings

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Famous Divorces

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Famous Deaths

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