What Happened on April 5, 1936

Historical Events

  • Tupelo, Mississippi virtually annihilated by a tornado, 216 die

Famous Birthdays

  • John Albert, professor (Master of University College Oxford)
  • John Kelly, Irish republican politician, born in Belfast, Ireland (d. 2007)
  • John White, English composer and musical performer (systems music), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Michael Livesay, British admiral, Royal Navy officer, born in Middlesbrough, North Riding, Yorkshire (d. 2003)
Born in 1936
1936 Highlights

About April 5, 1936

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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