On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1936

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

French writer Andre Gide criticizes Soviet regime


Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Dertouzos, Greek internet pioneer, Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Director of the M.I.T. Laboratory for Computer Science (d. 2001)
  • William A. Christenberry, American photographer and artist, born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama (d. 2016)
1936 Highlights

About November 5, 1936

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio