1936 in History (Part 3)

Events in History

Events 201 - 242 of 242

  • 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

Writer André Gide
André Gide
  • 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
  • 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 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 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

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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 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 18 Su-Lin, 1st giant panda to come to US from China, arrives in SF
  • 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 30 United Auto Workers stage 1st sit-down strike, at Fisher Body Plant

Birthdays in History

Birthdays 201 - 282 of 282

  • Sep 13 Stefano Delle Chiaie, Italian neo-Nazi
  • Sep 14 Terence Daniel Donovan, photographer
  • Sep 14 Ferid Murad, American physician and pharmacologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • Sep 14 Harry Danielsen, Norwegian politician
  • Sep 16 Frits Niessen, Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • Sep 17 Jennifer Dickson, artist/photographer
  • Sep 17 Mischa de Vreede, poetess (Our Eternal Hunger)
  • Sep 17 Richard Gaskell, solicitor/president (Law Society)
  • Sep 21 Yuriy Luzhkov, Russian politician, mayor of Moscow
  • Sep 23 Valentín Paniagua, Peruvian politician
  • Sep 25 Edward Jones, UK military rep to NATO
  • Sep 26 Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, South African anti-apartheid activist and politician
  • Sep 27 Yuri Nikolayevich Stepanov, Russian cosmonaut
  • Sep 28 Sherwood L Boehlert, (Rep-R-NY, 1983- )
  • Sep 29 Michael Partridge, British civil servant
  • Sep 29 Silvio Berlusconi, former Prime Minister of Italy
  • Sep 30 Butler Derrick, (Rep-D-SC, 1974- )
  • Sep 30 James R Sasser, (Sen-D-Tenn, 1977- )
  • Oct 1 Charles G Fullerton, astronaut (STS-3, 51F), born in Rochester, New York
  • Oct 2 Johnnie Cochran, attorney (OJ Simpson defense attorney)
  • Oct 2 Roger Sainsbury, bishop of Barking
  • Oct 4 Sally Mary Caroline Belfrage, writer
  • Oct 5 Vaclav Havel, writer/pres Czechoslovakia (1989-92)
  • Oct 6 Rob Touber, [Robert J Noordervliet], cabaret director (Capers)
  • Oct 7 Gennadi Mikhailovich Kolesnikov, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Oct 8 Rona Barrett, gossip columnist (Tomorrow Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 10 Gerhard Ertl, German surface chemist, Nobel laureate, 2007.
  • Oct 13 Elizabeth Furse, (Rep-D-Oregon)
  • Oct 13 John Menzies, Scottish publisher/banker/multi-millionaire
  • Oct 16 Andrei Chikatilo, Russian serial killer (d. 1994)
  • Oct 16 Akira Machida, Japanese judge
  • Oct 17 David Hobson, (Rep-R-Ohio)
  • Oct 17 Hiroo Kanamori, Japanese seismologist
  • Oct 19 Johnetta Betsch Cole, educator/president (Spellman College)/(Sen-D-KY)
  • Oct 19 James Bevel, American activist
  • Oct 21 James H "Simon" Gray, English playwright (Butley)
  • Oct 22 Neville E Alexander, South african (10 years in Robbeneiland Jail)
  • Oct 23 Philip Kaufman, director (Right Stuff, Henry & June)
  • Oct 24 Annelien Kappeyne van de Coppello, Dutch politician (VVD)
  • Oct 25 Sir Martin Gilbert, British historian (Winston Churchill biography), born in London, England
  • Oct 28 Horst Antes, German painter
  • Oct 31 Sergei Nikolayevich Gaidukov, Russia, cosmonaut
  • 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
  • Dec 5 James Lee Burke, American writer
  • Dec 6 Kenneth Copeland, American televangelist
  • Dec 7 Martha Layne Collins, Baghdad Ky, (Gov-D-Ky)
  • Dec 8 Brad Jurjens, Estonia, director (The Bank Job)
  • Dec 11 Hans van den Broek, Dutch foreign minister (-1992)
  • Dec 11 Taku Yamasaki, Japanese politician
  • Dec 13 Karim Aga Khan, leader of the Nizari Ismailis, prince and billionaire
  • Dec 14 Robert Alan Ridley Parker, PhD/astronaut (STS 9, STS 35), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 16 Morris Dees, founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center
  • Dec 17 Frank Martinus Arion, [F Efraim M], Antilles, writer (Double Play)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dec 17 Pope Francis [Jorge Mario Bergoglio], Catholic Pope (2013-) 1st Jesuit pope, 1st from the Americas and 1st non-European pope since Syrian Gregory III in 741, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Pope Francis
  • Dec 22 James Burke, British writer
  • Dec 25 Alexandra HEOC, English princess/daughter of Sir Angus Ogilvy
  • Dec 25 Ismail Merchant, Bombay India, producer (Householder)
  • Dec 26 Kitty Dukakis, substance abuser/wife of Michael (Gov-Mass)
  • Dec 28 Jacques Mesrine, French criminal (d. 1979)
  • Dec 28 Lawrence Schiller, American journalist

Weddings in History

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Deaths in History

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