What Happened on December 11, 1936

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Duchess of Windsor Wallis Simpson
Duchess of Windsor
Wallis Simpson
King of Great Britain Edward VIII
King of Great Britain
Edward VIII


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