What Happened on February 19, 1936

Historical Events

Election of Interest

Manuel Azaña becomes Prime Minister of Spain for the second time

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Engemann, American singer (The Lettermen), born in Highland Park, Michigan (d. 2013)
  • Ione Mylonas Shear, American archeologist (Bronze Age Greece), born in Champaign, Illinois (d. 2005)
  • Marin Sorescu, Romanian poet, playwright and artist (Iona, House under surveillance), born in Bulzești, Dolj County (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Harding Firth, British historian (b. 1857)
1936 Highlights

About February 19, 1936

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 11 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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