What Happened on April 24, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • (Thomas) "Tucker" Smith, American stage and screen dancer, singer and actor (West Side Story - "Ice"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1988)
  • Jill Ireland, English actress (Breakout, Assassination, Chino), born in London, England (d. 1990)

Famous Deaths

  • Alphons Diepenbrock, composer, dies at 73
  • Bernard van Dieren, Dutch composer, and music critic, dies at 51
  • Finley Peter Dunne, American journalist and humorist (Mr Dooley), dies at 68
1936 Highlights

About April 24, 1936

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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