On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 1936

Historical Events

  • Baseball World Series: Yankees beat Giants, 13-5 at the Polo Grounds to win all-New York series, 4-2

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna Quayle, British actress (A Hard Day's Night, Stop the World - I want to Get Off), born in Birmingham, England (d. 2019)
  • Rob Touber [Robert J Noordervliet], cabaret director (Capers)

Famous Weddings

  • Diana Mitford marries Oswald Mosley in the house of Joseph Goebbels with Adolf Hitler as a guest
1936 Highlights

About October 6, 1936

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 85 years and 2 months
Leap Year: Yes

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