On This Day

What Happened on November 6, 1936

Historical Events

  • RCA displays TV for press

Theater Premiere

Terence Rattigan's play "French Without Tears" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • David Ward-Steinman, American composer, born in Alexandria, Louisiana (d. 2015)
  • K. Schippers [Gerard Stigter], Dutch author (Een klok en profil), born in Amsterdam
  • Mikhail Vladimirovich Sologub, Russian cosmonaut, born in Buguruslan, Orenburg Oblast (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Bourne Joy, American automobile executive (b. 1864)
1936 Highlights

About November 6, 1936

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 1 month and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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