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, American vocalist (single Deep Purple), 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/multi-millionaire
  • Lane Smith, actor (Perry White-Lois & Clark), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Zubin Mehta, conductor (NY Philharmonic), born in Mumbai, 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? 84 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus