On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1936

Historical Events

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

President Franklin D. Roosevelt wins a second term in office, defeating Republican candidate Alf Landon in the most lopsided election in American history in terms of electoral vote

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestRoy Emerson

Roy Emerson, Australian tennis player (12 Grand Slam singles titles), born in Blackbutt, Queensland

Tennis Player Roy Emerson
Tennis Player
Roy Emerson

Famous Deaths

  • Filip Lazar, Romanian composer, dies at 42
1936 Highlights

About November 3, 1936

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 84 years and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio