On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1936

Historical Events

  • First Butlins holiday camp opens in the UK at Ingoldmells, near Skegness
  • Rodgers & Hart's musical "On Your Toes" premieres in NYC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Stanley Cup Final, Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON: Detroit Red Wings beat Toronto Maple Leafs, 3-2 for a 3-1 series win; Red Wings first SC Championship

NHL Goalie George Hainsworth
NHL Goalie
George Hainsworth

Famous Birthdays

  • Janet Allen, Headmistress (Benenden School)

Famous Deaths

  • Mitya Stillman, Russian composer and violinist, dies at 44
1936 Highlights

About April 11, 1936

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries