On This Day

What Happened on September 4, 1936

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Release

"Swing Time", directed by George Stevens, starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, is released

Actor and Dancer Fred Astaire
Actor and Dancer
Fred Astaire
Actress and Dancer Ginger Rogers
Actress and Dancer
Ginger Rogers

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Franco's troops conquer Irun & Talavera de la Reina, Spain

Spanish Dictator and General Francisco Franco
Spanish Dictator and General
Francisco Franco
  • Largo Caballero becomes Spanish premier
1936 Highlights

About September 4, 1936

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 2 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo