On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1936

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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