On This Day

What Happened on November 19, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • Dick Cavett, Kearney Neb, talk show host (Dick Cavett Show)
  • Emin Aristakesian, Armenian composer, born in Yerevan, Armenia, USSR (d. 1996)
  • Michel Decoust, French composer and conductor (Sym├ętrie; Interphone), born in Paris
  • Robert White, American session guitarist (Temptations - "My Girl"), born in Billmeyer, Pennsylvania (d. 1974)
  • Yuan T. Lee, Taiwanese-born chemist, Nobel Prize laureate

Famous Deaths

  • Buenaventura Durruti, Spanish anarchists army leader, dies in battle
1936 Highlights

About November 19, 1936

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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