On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1936

Historical Events

  • First day of the Great Uprising in Palestine, anti-Jewish riots break out

Famous Birthdays

  • Csaba Szabo, Hungarian composer, born in Ákosfalva, Transylvania (d. 2003)
  • Jack Pardee, American College Football Hall of Fame linebacker (Texas A&M; NFL: LA Rams, Washington Redskins) and coach (Houston Oilers), born in Exira, Iowa (d. 2013)
  • Ruby Johnson, American singer (I'll Run Your Hurt Away), born in Elizabeth City, North Carolina (d. 1999)
  • Wilfried Martens, 44th Prime Minister of Belgium (1979-81, 1981-92), Sleidinge, Belgium (d. 2013)
1936 Highlights

About April 19, 1936

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

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries