On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 1936

Historical Events

  • 3rd Augusta National Invitation Tournament (Masters) Golf: Horton Smith wins his second Masters, 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Harry Cooper, with defending champion Gene Sarazen 3rd
  • ANP begins telex service in Amsterdam
  • Tornado, kills 203 & injuring 1,800 in Gainesville Georgia

Famous Birthdays

  • Manfred Schoof, German free jazz trumpeter and composer (Globe United Orchestra), and educator, born in Magdeburg, Germany
1936 Highlights

About April 6, 1936

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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