On This Day

What Happened on October 30, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • Polina Astakhova, Soviet-Ukrainian gymnast (5 Olympic gold 1956, 60, 64), born in Zaporizhia, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union (d. 2005)

Famous Deaths

  • Lorado Taft, American sculptor (Black Hawk), dies at 76
  • Teddy Wynyard, cricketer (three Tests for England 1896-1906), dies
1936 Highlights

About October 30, 1936

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 84 years and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio