On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1936

Historical Events

  • Colombia becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Ross, NFL coach (San Diego Chargers), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Claude Albert Coppens, Belgian pianist, born in Schaerbeek, Belgium
  • Frederic Forrest, American actor (The Rose, Lonesone Dove), born in Waxahachie, Texas
  • James Stacy [Maurice William Elias], American actor (Lancer), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • Willie Wood, American Pro Football Hall of Fame safety (Pro Bowl 1962, 64–70; Super Bowl 1967, 68; Green Bay Packers), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2020)
1936 Highlights

About December 23, 1936

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn