On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1936

Historical Events

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FDR rededicates Statue of Liberty on its 50th anniversary

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The Statue of Liberty, New York
The Statue of Liberty, New York
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Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Davis, American conductor and composer for silent films, born in NYC, New York
  • Charlie Daniels, American singer (Devil Went Down to Georgia), born in Wilmington, North Carolina (d. 2020)
  • Horst Antes, German painter and sculptor, born in Heppenheim, Germany
  • Ted Hawkins, American singer and guitarist (The Next Hundred Years), born in Biloxi, Mississippi (d. 1995)
1936 Highlights

About October 28, 1936

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio