What Happened on October 23, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Sinclair, New Zealand cricket batsman and captain (21 Tests, 3 x 100s; Wellington CA), born in Wellington, New Zealand (d. 2022)
  • Philip Kaufman, American director (Right Stuff, Henry & June), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • [Marie] Louise Hens, Flemish actress (Bitter Pill), dies at 80
1936 Highlights

About October 23, 1936

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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