On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • Arnost Parsch, Czech composer, born in Buńćovice, Czech Republic (d. 2013)
  • Fang Lizhi, Chinese astrophysicist/dissident (Tiananmen Square, 1989), born in Beijing, China (d. 2012)
  • Joe Don Baker, American actor (Eischied, Walking Tall, Fletch), born in Groesback, Texas
  • Paul Shenar, American actor (Carrington-Roots), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1936 Highlights

About February 12, 1936

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius