On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • Shaul Ladany, Israeli race walker (world record 50-mile walk 7:23:50 1972; World C'ships gold 100km walk 9:31:00 1972), born in Belgrade, Serbia

Famous Deaths

  • Jean-Baptiste Eugène Estienne, French general (Father of The Tank), dies at 75
1936 Highlights

About April 2, 1936

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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