On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1936

Historical Events

  • 1st radioactive isotope medicine administered in Berkeley, California

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Paleoanthropologist Mary Nicol (23) weds archaeologist Louis Leakey (33) in England

Paleoanthropologist Mary Leakey
Paleoanthropologist
Mary Leakey
Archaeologist and Paleoanthropologist Louis Leakey
Archaeologist and Paleoanthropologist
Louis Leakey

Famous Deaths

  • Dragutin Gorjanovic-Kramberger, Croatian paleontologist (discovery and descriptions of the Neandertal remains from the HuĊnjakova rock shelter at Krapina in northwestern Croatia), dies at 80
1936 Highlights

About December 24, 1936

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn