On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • Tony Kubek, American baseball shortstop (MLB All-Star (1958, 59², 61, 61²; World Series 1958, 61, 62; NY Yankees) and sportscaster (NBC-TV, Madison Square Garden), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Famous Deaths

  • Bernard Bosanquet, English cricketer (1st great googly bowler, England), dies at 58
  • Edwin Blashfield, American painter who decorated the dome of Library of Congress, dies at 87
1936 Highlights

About October 12, 1936

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 11 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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