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
  • Tony Knapp, English soccer manager (Iceland, Viking FK) and defender (Leicester City, Southampton), born in Newstead, England (d. 2023)
Born in 1936
1936 Highlights

About October 13, 1936

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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