On This Day

What Happened on May 14, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Darin [Walden Robert Cassotto], American singer ("Mack the Knife"; "Splish-Splash"; "Beyond The Sea"), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1973)
  • Charlie Gracie [Graci], American rock pioneer, rhythm and blues singer, and guitarist ("Butterfly"; "Fabulous"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Edmund Allenby, Viscount Allenby, English Fieldmarshal, General in Egypt during WWI, dies at 74
  • Samuel Pierre l'HonorĂ© Naber, Dutch rear-admiral and librarian, dies at 71
1936 Highlights

About May 14, 1936

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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