On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • 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? 85 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus