On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1936

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Anastasio Somoza GarcĂ­a elected President of Nicaragua
  • NAACP files suit to equalize salaries of black & white teachers

Famous Birthdays

  • Brad Jurjens, Estonia, director (The Bank Job)
  • David Carradine, actor (Kung Fu, Mean Streets, Kill Bill V.1 & 2), born in Hollywood, California
  • Peter Parfitt, cricketer (fine England batsman of the 1960's)
  • W S "Buster" Farrer, cricketer (South African Test batsman 1962-64)