On This Day

What Happened on February 19, 1936

Historical Events

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Manuel Azaña becomes Prime Minister of Spain for the second time

President of the Spanish Republic Manuel Azaña
President of the Spanish Republic
Manuel Azaña

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Engemann, American singer (The Lettermen), born in Highland Park, Michigan (d. 2013)
  • Ione Mylonas Shear, archeologist
  • 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? 85 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces