Historical Events in November 1936

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Nov 1 Benito Mussolini describes alliance between Italy and Germany as an "axis"

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • Nov 1 Rodeo Cowboy's Association founded
  • Nov 2 At 3pm the BBC begins the world's first regular high-definition TV broadcast service from specially constructed studios at Alexandra Palace, North London
  • Nov 2 The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) is established

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Nov 3 President Franklin D. Roosevelt wins a second term in office, defeating Republican candidate Alf Landon in the most lopsided election in American history in terms of electoral vote

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Nov 5 French writer Andre Gide criticizes Soviet regime

  • Nov 6 RCA displays TV for press
  • Nov 6 Terence Rattigan's "French Without Tears" premieres in London
  • Nov 7 Battle of Madrid begins
  • Nov 9 Albanian government of Frasheri falls
  • Nov 9 American fashion designer Ruth Harkness captures a panda cub (Su Lin) in China - becomes 1st live panda cub to enter the US
  • Nov 12 1st ever TV Gardening show "In Your Garden" shown on BBC television
  • Nov 12 Nobel for literature awarded to Eugene O'Neill
  • Nov 12 Oakland Bay Bridge opens
  • Nov 12 St Louis Browns sold to Donald L Barnes & William O DeWitt

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Nov 14 Bradman scores 192 for S A v Vic before a MCG crowd of 21000

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Nov 15 Nazi-Germany & Japan sign Anti-Komintern pact
  • Nov 16 German air force begins bombing of Madrid
  • Nov 17 Edgar Bergen & Charlie McCarthy become overnight success on radio

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Nov 18 Germany & Italy recognize Spanish government of Francisco Franco

Spanish Dictator and General Francisco Franco
Spanish Dictator and General
Francisco Franco
  • Nov 18 Main span of Golden Gate Bridge joined
  • Nov 20 Jose Antonio Primo de Rivera, founder of the Falange is killed by a republican execution squad

Sport awardGolf Major

Nov 22 19th PGA Championship: Denny Shute at Pinehurst CC Pinehurst, North Carolina

Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner Denny Shute
Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner
Denny Shute
  • Nov 23 1st issue of Life picture magazine created by Henry R Luce published
  • Nov 24 Noel Coward's "Tonight at 8:30" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 24 German pacifist Carl von Ossietzky is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for uncovering German re-armament
  • Nov 25 Germany & Japan sign anti-Komintern pact
  • Nov 30 London's Crystal Palace (built 1851) destroyed by fire