On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernard Lemaire, French Canadian businessman (Cascades), born in Drummondville, Quebec
  • Joanna Dunham, English actress (Possession, House the Dripped Blood), born in Luton, Bedfordshire (d. 2014)
  • Pat Walsh, New Zealand rugby union utility back and selector (14 caps), born in Kaitaia, Far North District (d. 2007)

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Jelmoli, Swiss pianist and composer, dies at 59
1936 Highlights

About May 6, 1936

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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