On This Day

What Happened on December 22, 1936

Historical Events

  • 1st common carrier license issued by ICC, Scranton, Pa

Famous Birthdays

  • Hector Elizondo, American actor (American Gigolo, Young Doctors in Love), born in NYC, New York
  • James Burke, British science historian and broadcaster (Connections), born in Derry, Northern Ireland
  • Wojciech Frykowski, Polish actor, born in Łódź, Poland (d. 1969)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Filmmaker Billy Wilder (30) weds first wife Judith Coppicus

Filmmaker Billy Wilder
Billy Wilder

1936 Highlights

About December 22, 1936

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn