On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1936

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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
  • Eduard Ivanovich Buinovski, cosmonaut
  • 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? 84 years, 7 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces