What Happened on May 16, 1936

Historical Events

  • 1st British air hostess Daphne Kearley flies to France
  • 61st Preakness: George Woolf aboard Bold Venture wins in 1:59

Famous Birthdays

  • Karl Lehmann, German Catholic cardinal
  • Philippe de Montebello, art exhibitionist (Treasures of Tut), born in Paris, France
  • Roy Hudd, British comedian (Blood Beast Terror, Vampire Beast Craves Blood), born in Croydon, Surrey, England (d. 2020)
1936 Highlights

About May 16, 1936

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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