On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1936

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


USAStatue of Liberty

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Davis, American-born musical conductor and composer
  • Charlie Daniels, singer (Devil Went Down to Georgia), born in Wilmington, North Carolina
  • Horst Antes, German painter
  • Ted Hawkins, American singer and guitarist (The Next Hundred Years), born in Biloxi, Mississippi (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • E G Winkler, writer, dies