On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • Carman Moore, American composer, born in Lorain, Ohio
  • Peter Swan, English soccer defender (19 caps; Sheffield Wednesday, Bury), born in South Elmsall, England (d. 2021)
  • Rona Barrett, American gossip columnist (Tomorrow Show), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • William Henry Stark, American business leader (b. 1851)
1936 Highlights

About October 8, 1936

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra