On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • Cornelius Cardew, British composer (Scratch Orchestra), born in Winchcombe, Gloucestershire (d. 1981)
  • Jimmy Ruffin, American soul singer (What Becomes of the Brokenhearted), born in Collinsville, Mississippi (d. 2014)
1936 Highlights

About May 7, 1936

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus