What Happened on October 28, 1936

Historical Events

Statue of Liberty

FDR rededicates Statue of Liberty on its 50th anniversary

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Davis, American conductor and composer for silent films, born in NYC, New York
  • Charlie Daniels, American country-rock guitarist, fiddler, and 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)
Born in 1936
1936 Highlights

About October 28, 1936

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

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