On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1936

Historical Events

  • John Monks and Fred Finklehoff's play "Brother Rat" premieres in New York City

Famous Birthdays

  • Maurice Setters, English soccer wing half (West Bromwich Albion, Manchester United, Stoke City) and manager (Doncaster Rovers), born in Honiton, England (d. 2020)
  • Morris Dees, founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center
1936 Highlights

About December 16, 1936

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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