November 1936 in History

Events in History

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Nov 1 Benito Mussolini describes alliance between Italy and Germany as an "axis"

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • Nov 1 Rodeo Cowboy's Association founded
  • Nov 2 The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation is established.

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Nov 3 President FDR (D) wins landslide victory over Alfred M Landon (R)

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Nov 5 French writer Andre Gide criticizes Soviet regime

  • Nov 6 RCA displays TV for press
  • Nov 6 Terence Rattigan's "French Without Tears" premieres in London
  • Nov 7 Battle of Madrid begins
  • Nov 9 Albanian government of Frasheri falls
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 2 Rose Elizabeth Bird, California Supreme Court Justice
  • Nov 4 Didier Ratsiraka, president of Madagascar
  • Nov 4 C. K. [Charles Kenneth] Williams, American poet and translator (Pulitzer prize 2000), (d. 2015)
  • Nov 5 Michael Dertouzos, Greek internet pioneer, Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Director of the M.I.T. Laboratory for Computer Science (d. 2001)
  • Nov 6 K Schippers, [Gerard Stigter], Dutch author
  • Nov 6 Mikhail Vladimirovich Sologub, Russian cosmonaut
  • Nov 8 Edward George Gibson, astronaut (Skylab 4), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Nov 8 Viscount Mountgarret, [Butler], English large landowner
  • Nov 9 Daniel Robert Graham, American politician
  • Nov 15 Wolf Biermann, German singer-songwriter and East German dissident, born in Hamburg
  • Nov 16 John Moore, Australian politician
  • Nov 17 Leni van Rijn-Vellekoop, Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • Nov 17 Dahlia Ravikovitch, Israeli poet (d. 2005)
  • Nov 19 Dick Cavett, Kearney Neb, talk show host (Dick Cavett Show)
  • Nov 19 Yuan T. Lee, Taiwanese-born chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • Nov 20 Don DeLillo, American author
  • Nov 21 Victor Chang, Australian physician (d. 1986)
  • Nov 23 Robert Barnard, British mystery writer
  • Nov 26 Margaret Boden, philosopher
  • Nov 28 Gary Hart, (Sen-D-Co, 1975-86)
  • Nov 29 Gerti Tetzner, German writer, born in Thuringia
  • Nov 30 Abbie Hoffman, aka Free, Yippie/activist/author (Steal this Book)
  • Nov 30 Michael Jinks, child care pioneer

Weddings in History

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 28 Paleoanthropologist Raymond Arthur Dart (43) weds librarian Marjorie Gordon Frew

Paleoanthropologist Raymond Dart
Raymond Dart

Deaths in History

  • Nov 6 Henry Bourne Joy, American automobile executive (b. 1864)
  • Nov 10 Louis Gustave Binger, French officer and explorer (b. 1856)
  • Nov 19 Buenaventura Durruti, Spanish anarchists army leader, dies in battle
  • Nov 20 Jose A Primo de Rivera y Saenz de Heredia, Spanish Falange, executed at 33
  • Nov 22 Louis F H Apol, painter/etcher/literary, dies at 86