What Happened on December 24, 1936

Historical Events

  • 1st radioactive isotope medicine administered in Berkeley, California

Famous Weddings

Wedding of Interest

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

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? 86 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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