What Happened on April 11, 1936

Historical Events

  • First Butlins holiday camp opens in the UK at Ingoldmells, near Skegness

Music Premiere

George Abbott, Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart's musical "On Your Toes", choreographed by George Balanchine, and starring Ray Bolger and Tamara Geva, opens at the Imperial Theatre (later transfers to Majestic), NYC; runs for 515 performances

Stanley Cup

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

1936 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Janet Allen, Headmistress (Benenden School)
Born in 1936

Famous Deaths

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

About April 11, 1936

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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