On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1936

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Carl Hubbell's 1st start of season is his 17th straight win

Baseball Pitcher Carl Hubbell
Baseball Pitcher
Carl Hubbell

Famous Birthdays

  • Elias [Etienne Michiels], Flemish painter, born in Ostend, Belgium
  • John D'Arcy, New Zealand cricketer (NZ Test batsman on 1958 England tour), born in Christchurch New Zealand
  • Joseph Willaert, Flemish painter, born in Diksmuide, Belgium (d. 2014)
  • Roy Orbison, American rock musician (Pretty Woman), born in Vernon, Texas (d. 1988)

Famous Deaths

  • Teresa de la Parra, Venezuelan writer (Memorias de Mamá Blanca), dies at 46
1936 Highlights

About April 23, 1936

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus