October 19, 1936 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • HR Ekins of "NY World-Telegram" beats 2 other reporters in a race around the world on commercial flights, by 18½ days

Birthdays in History

  • James Bevel, American activist
  • Johnetta Betsch Cole, educator/president (Spellman College)/(Sen-D-KY)

Deaths in History

  • Lu Xun, Chinese writer (b. 1881)