On This Day

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.

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On Computable Numbers, with an Application to the Entscheidungsproblem, by Alan Turing
On Computable Numbers, with an Application to the Entscheidungsproblem, by Alan Turing
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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)
1936 Highlights

About May 28, 1936

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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