On This Day

November 2, 1936 in Film & Television

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Film & TV

  • At 3pm the BBC begins the world's first regular high-definition TV broadcast service from specially constructed studios at Alexandra Palace, North London
  • The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) is established

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Lawrence Robert Shreve, Canadian pro wrestler (Abdullah the Butcher), born in Windsor, Ontario