What Happened on October 5, 1936

Historical Events

  • The Jarrow March sets off for London.

Famous Birthdays

  • Annerose Schmidt [Boeck], East German concert pianist, and educator, born in Wittenberg, Germany

Václav HavelVáclav Havel (1936-2011)

Czech politician (President of Czechoslovakia, 1990-2, Czech Republic, 1993-2003), born in Prague

Born in 1936

Famous Deaths

  • Jan J Slauerhoff, Dutch ship doc/writer (Seaman's Grave), dies at 38
1936 Highlights

About October 5, 1936

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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