What Happened on December 12, 1936

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1937 NFL Draft: Sam Francis from University of Nebraska first pick by Philadelphia Eagles

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Chinese leader Chiang Kai-shek declares war on Japan

Chinese Military and Political Leader Chiang Kai-shek
Chinese Military and Political Leader
Chiang Kai-shek

Famous Birthdays

  • Bengt Emil Johnson, Swedish author and composer, born in Saxdalen, Sweden (d. 2010)
  • Iolanda BalaČ™, Romanian high jumper (Olympic gold 1960), born in TimiČ™oara, Romania (d. 2016)