On This Day

June 11, 1936 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • International Surrealist Exhibition opens in London, England
  • Presbyterian Church of America founded at Philadelphia

Birthdays in History

  • Bryan Ingham, English artist, born in Preston, Lancashire (d. 1997)

Deaths in History

  • Julius Nieuwland, Belgian-American chemist (inventor of neoprene), dies at 58
  • Robert E. Howard, American pulp fiction author (Conan the Barbarian), commits suicide aged 30