1936 in History – What happened in year 1936

In history, year 1936 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1936.

Know what happened in 1936:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
01 March Hoover Dam, on the Colorado River along the Arizona–Nevada border, was completed and turned over to the Federal Government of the United States.
03 AugustAfrican American athlete Jesse Owens won the first of his fourgold medals at the Berlin Summer Olympics, dashing Nazi leaders' hopesof Aryan domination.
05 DecemberThe 1936 Soviet Constitution, also known as the 'Stalin'constitution, was adopted.
05 March The prototype of the Supermarine Spitfire, a British single-seat fighter that was later used by the Royal Air Force and many other Allied countries during the Second World War, flew for the first time.
10 FebruarySecond Italo-Abyssinian War-The Battle of Amba Aradam began and ended nine days later in a decisive tactical victory for Italy and the neutralisation of almost the entire Ethiopian army as a fighting force.
18 MayIn a crime that shocked Japan, Sada Abe strangled her loverKichizo Ishida, cut off his genitals, and carried them around with herfor several days until her arrest.
20 November Spanish Civil War-Founder of the fascist Falange EspañolaJosé Antonio Primo de Rivera was executed by the republican government.
25 November Nazi Germany and the Empire of Japan signed the Anti-CominternPact, agreeing that if the Soviet Union attacked one of them, they wouldconsult each other on what measures to take 'to safeguard their commoninterests'.
26 July The Canadian National Vimy Memorial (pictured), a memorial sitenear Vimy, Pas-de-Calais, France, dedicated to the memory of CanadianExpeditionary Force members killed during the First World War, wasunveiled.
05 DecemberThe 1936 Soviet Constitution, also known as the 'Stalin'constitution, was adopted.
07 DecemberAustralian cricketer Jack Fingleton became the first player toscore centuries in four consecutive Test innings.
12 NovemberThe San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge, connecting SanFrancisco and Oakland, California across San Francisco Bay, opened totraffic.
20 JulyThe Montreux Convention Regarding the Regime of the Straits wassigned in Montreux, Switzerland, allowing Turkey to fortify theDardanelles and the Bosphorus but guaranteeing free passage to ships ofall nations in peacetime.
25 MayEmployees of the Remington Rand company began an 11-monthstrike action, during which time the company executives developed thenotorious 'Mohawk Valley formula' to intimidate the strikers.
28 MayEnglish mathematician Alan Turing introduced the Turing machine(model pictured), a basic abstract symbol-manipulating device that cansimulate the logic of any computer algorithm.
03 AprilRichard Hauptmann was executed in the electric chair for thekidnapping and murder of the 'Lindbergh baby'.
05 MaySecond Italo-Abyssinian War-Italian troops captured AddisAbaba, Ethiopia, unopposed.
10 DecemberEdward VIII of the United Kingdom, still desiring to marry American socialite Wallis Simpson against widespread opposition,abdicated the throne, the only British monarch to have voluntarily doneso since the Anglo-Saxon period.
26 JulyThe Canadian National Vimy Memorial, a memorial sitenear Vimy, Pas-de-Calais, France, dedicated to the memory of Canadian Expeditionary Force members killed during the First World War, wasunveiled.
26 February Over 1400 troops of the Imperial Japanese Army staged a coupd'etat in Japan, occupying Tokyo, and killing Finance Minister TakahashiKorekiyo and several other leading politicians.
28 MayEnglish mathematician Alan Turing introduced the Turing machine(model pictured), a basic abstract symbol-manipulating device that cansimulate the logic of any computer algorithm.
10 FebruarySecond Italo-Abyssinian War: The Battle of Amba Aradam began, ending nine days later in a decisive tactical victory for Italy and the neutralisation of almost the entire Ethiopian army as a fighting force.
26 FebruaryOver 1400 troops of the Imperial Japanese Army staged a coup d'etat in Japan, occupying Tokyo, and killing Finance Minister Takahashi Korekiyo and several other leading politicians.
01 MarchHoover Dam, on the Colorado River along the Arizona–Nevada border, was completed and turned over to the Federal government of the United States.
05 MarchThe prototype of the Supermarine Spitfire, a British single- seat fighter that was later used by the Royal Air Force and many other Allied countries during the Second World War, flew for the first time.
07 MarchNazi German forces re-occupied the demilitarized Rhineland, violating both the Treaty of Versailles and the Locarno Treaties that were signed after World War I.
05 AprilTupelo–Gainesville tornado outbreak. An F5 tornado hit Tupelo, Mississippi, killing about 436 people.
18 MayIn a crime that shocked Japan, Sada Abe strangled her lover Kichizo Ishida, cut off his genitals, and carried them around with her for several days until her arrest.
25 MayEmployees of the Remington Rand company began an 11-month strike action, during which time the company executives developed the notorious 'Mohawk Valley formula' to intimidate the strikers.
28 MayEnglish mathematician Alan Turing introduced the Turing machine, a basic abstract symbol-manipulating device that can simulate the logic of any computer algorithm.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1936:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 AugustW. D. Hamilton / Psychologist / Britain
04 MayPatrick Gowers / Educator / United Kingdom
07 SeptemberBrian Hart / Engineer / United Kingdom
13 JulyAlbert Ayler / Composer / United States of America
14 AprilArlene Martel / Actress / United States of America
15 AprilRaymond Poulidor / Cyclist / France
16 JulyBuddy Merrill / Guitarist / United States of America
16 AprilVadim Kuzmin / Academic / Russia
17 February Jim Brown / Actor / United States of America
17 DecemberTommy Steele / Singer / United Kingdom
18 AprilRoger Graef / Director / United States of America
20 NovemberCharles R. Larson / Admiral / United States of America
20 AugustHideki Shirakawa / Engineer / Japan
22 February J. Michael Bishop / Biologist / United States of America
23 SeptemberTareq Suheimat / Physician / Jordan
23 March Jannis Kounellis / Sculptor / Greece
28 March Mario Vargas Llosa / Novelist / Peru
28 OctoberCharlie Daniels / Writer / United States of America
29 SeptemberJames Fogle / Author / United States of America
30 JuneTony Musante / Actor / United States of America

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1936:

YearName / Profession / Country
01 NovemberBhupinder Nath Kirpal / Lawyer / India
29 AprilZubin Mehta / Conductor / India
12 JanuaryMufti Mohammad Sayeed / Politician / India
24 NovemberSyeda Anwara Taimur / Politician / India
30 AugustJamuna / Actor / India
03 JuneTarla Dalal / Writer / India
12 January Mufti Mohammad Sayeed / Politician / India
15 NovemberTara Singh Hayer / Journalist / India
25 AugustGiridharilal Kedia / Business Man / India
01 AprilTarun Gogoi / Politician / India
25 MayRusi Surti / Cricketer / India
06 JuneD. Ramanaidu / Actor / India
20 JuneSushma Seth / Actress / India
12 January Brajanath Ratha / Poet / India
05 February K. S. Nissar Ahmed / Poet / India
15 JulyKalanath Shastri / Writer / India
24 SeptemberSivanthi Adithan / Business Man / India
05 AugustSuresh Mehta / Politician / India
16 JuneAkhlak Muhammad Khan / Poet / India
13 OctoberChitti Babu / Composer / India

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