What Happened on February 4, 1936

Historical Events

  • 1st radioactive substance produced synthetically (radium E)

Famous Birthdays

  • Daan van Golden, Dutch sculptor
  • David Brenner, American stand-up comedian and TV talk show host (Nightlife) known as a pioneer of observational comedy, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2014)
  • Gary Conway, actor (Burke's Law, Land of the Giants), born in Boston, Massachusetts
Born in 1936

Famous Deaths

  • Wilhelm Gustloff, German leader of the Swiss Nazi party (b. 1895)
1936 Highlights

About February 4, 1936

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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