On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1936

Historical Events

  • The Remington Rand strike, led by the American Federation of Labor, begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Rusi Surti, Indian cricketer (Indian slow lefty, hat-trick for Qld 1969), born in Surat, Gujarat, India (d. 2013)
  • Tom T. Hall, American country singer, songwriter ("Harper Valley PTA"), and author, born in Olive Hill, Kentucky (d. 2021)

Famous Deaths

  • Ján Levoslav Bella, Slovak composer, dies at 92
1936 Highlights

About May 25, 1936

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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