On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1936

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Charles "Lucky" Luciano" is arrested in Arkansas on a criminal warrant from New York

  • Orissa constituted a province of British India

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean-Pascal Delamuraz, Swiss politician, president of the Confederation in 1989 and 1996 (d. 1998)

Famous Deaths

  • Mikhail Vladimirovich Ivanov-Boretsky, composer, dies at 61