On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1936

Historical Events

  • Explosion caused by leaking gas rips out section 12 of Cleve Stadium

Famous Birthdays

  • Cliff Gorman, American actor (Boys in the Band, Angel), born in Queens, New York (d. 2002)
  • Elizabeth Furse, American politician (first naturalized American born in Africa to win election to the United States Congress), born in Nairobi, Kenya
  • John Menzies, Scottish publisher and multi-millionaire
1936 Highlights

About October 13, 1936

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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