On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 1936

Historical Events

  • 1st pro baseball game in Japan is played Nagoya defeats Daitokyo, 8-5

Famous Birthdays

  • April Stevens [Caroline LoTempio], American vocalist ("Deep Purple" - the song, not the band), born in Niagara Falls, New York
  • Bernie Parrish, American NFL cornerback (Pro Bowl 1960, 63; Cleveland Browns; best-selling book, 'They Call It A Game'), born in Long Beach, California (d. 2019)
  • Jacob Rothschild, English banker and multi-millionaire, born in Berkshire, England
  • Lane Smith, American actor (Perry White-Lois & Clark), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Zubin Mehta, Indian conductor (Israel Philharmonic, 1977-2019; NY Philharmonic, 1978-91), born in 84) Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India

Famous Deaths

  • Florentinus M. Wibaut, Amsterdam social alderman, dies at 76
1936 Highlights

About April 29, 1936

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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