What Happened on May 28, 1936

Historical Events

On Computable Numbers

Alan Turing submits "On Computable Numbers" for publication, in which he set out the theoretical basis for modern computers.

Famous Birthdays

  • Claude Forget, French Canadian politician
  • Frank Orr, Canadian sports author and journalist (Hockey Hall of Fame; Elmer Ferguson Memorial Award; Toronto Star), born in Hillsburgh, Ontario (d. 2021)
  • Maki Ishii, Japanese composer, born in Tokyo (d. 2003)
Born in 1936
1936 Highlights

About May 28, 1936

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 87 years and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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