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? 85 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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