On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerry Sturm, American football tackle (AFL All-Star 1964, 66; Denver Broncos, NO Saints), born in English, Indiana (d. 2020)

Famous Deaths

  • Miguel de Unamuno Jugo, Span philosopher/poet (Cancionero), dies at 72
  • William FA Ellison, Irish clergyman/astronomer, dies at 72
1936 Highlights

About December 31, 1936

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 11 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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