On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1936

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie leaves Ethiopia as Italy invades

Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie
Ethiopian Emperor
Haile Selassie

Event of interestEvent of Interest

FBI's J. Edgar Hoover arrests gangster Alvin "Creepy" Karpis

First Director of the FBI J. Edgar Hoover
First Director of the FBI
J. Edgar Hoover

1936 Highlights

About May 1, 1936

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus