What Happened on December 11, 1936

Historical Events

Radio History

Edward VIII announces in a radio broadcast that he is abdicating the British throne to marry Wallis Simpson

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans van den Broek, Dutch politician (Minister of Foreign Affairs), born in Paris
  • Taku Yamasaki, Japanese politician (Minister of Construction), born in Dalian, Kwantung Leased Territory, China
Born in 1936
1936 Highlights

About December 11, 1936

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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