On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1936

Historical Events

  • 1st issue of Life picture magazine created by Henry R. Luce published

Music Recording

Legendary Delta blues musician Robert Johnson's first recording session with producer Don Law at the Gunter Hotel, San Antonio, Texas

Famous Birthdays

  • Celin Romero, Spanish classical guitarist (The Romeros), born in M├ílaga, Spain
  • Robert Barnard, British mystery writer, born in Burnham-on-Crouch, England (d. 2013)
1936 Highlights

About November 23, 1936

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 85 years and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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