What Happened on November 16, 1936

Historical Events

  • German air force begins bombing of Madrid

Famous Birthdays

  • Isaac Berger, American weightlifter (Olympic gold 60kg 1956, silver 1960, 64; World C'ship gold 1958, 61), born in Jerusalem, Palestine (d. 2022)
  • John Moore, Australian politician (Minister of Defence 1998-2001), born in Rockhampton, Queensland
  • Shirvani Chalayev, Daghestanian composer, born in Khosrekh, Daghestan, Russia
1936 Highlights

About November 16, 1936

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 2 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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