On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1936

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hoover Dam begins transmitting electricity to Los Angeles

31st US President Herbert Hoover
31st US President
Herbert Hoover

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Blessed, English actor (King Arthur, High Road to China), born in Mexborough, Yorkshire, England
1936 Highlights

About October 9, 1936

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 83 years and 10 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra