On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1936

Historical Events

  • Armenian SSR, Azerbaijan SSR, Georgian SSR, Kazakh SSR & Kirghiz SSR becomes constituent republics of Soviet Union
  • CFL Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto: Sarnia Imperials defeat Ottawa Rough Riders, 26-20 for their 2nd Championship

Famous Birthdays

  • James Lee Burke, American writer (Dave Robicheaux series), born in Houston, Texas
  • Robert Freeman, English photo-journalist and graphic designer (early Beatles album art and film posters), born in London (d. 2019) [1]
1936 Highlights

About December 5, 1936

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius