On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1936

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)
  • Ron Perranoski, American MLB pitcher (World Series 1963, 65; LA Dodgers; AL saves leader 1969, 70) and coach (World Series 1981, 88; LAD), born in Paterson, New Jersey (d. 2020)

Famous Deaths

  • Mikhail Vladimirovich Ivanov-Boretsky, composer, dies at 61
1936 Highlights

About April 1, 1936

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries