On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1936

Historical Events

  • Trial against Ljev Kamenev & Grigori Zinovjev because of "Trotskyism" opens in Moscow

Famous Deaths

  • Federico Garcia Lorca, Spanish poet and composer, murdered at 37 or 38
1936 Highlights

About August 19, 1936

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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