On This Day

October 16, 1936 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jean Batten reaches Auckland, New Zealand after flying solo from Kent, England in a record 11 days and 45 minutes

Aviator Jean Batten
Jean Batten

Birthdays in History

  • Akira Machida, Japanese judge
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