On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1936

Historical Events

Historic Event

Adolf Hitler introduces Ferdinand Porsche's "Volkswagen"

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Military coup in Japan

Famous Birthdays

  • Cyrus Faryar, American folk musician, songwriter, and record producer (Modern Folk Quartet), born in Tehran, Persia
  • José Yudica, Argentine soccer forward (4 caps; Newell's Old Boys, Boca Juniors) and manager (Newell's Old Boys, Quilmes), born in Rosario, Argentina (d. 2021)
  • Manmohan Desai, Indian filmmaker (Amar Akbar Anthony, Suhaag), born in Bombay, British India (d. 1994)
1936 Highlights

About February 26, 1936

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 85 years and 8 months
Leap Year: Yes

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