What happened in the year 1936?

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  • Mike
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    1936 in History

    January 1 1st newspaper to microfilm its current issues, New York Herald Tribune

    January 2 1st electron tube to enable night vision described, St. Louis, Mo

    January 2 Bradman scores 357 for SA vs. Vic, 424 minutes, 40 fours

    January 4 Billboard magazine publishes its 1st music hit parade

    January 4 Grimmett becomes world record wicket taker with no 190 vs. South Africa

    January 6 Barbara Hanley became Canada's 1st woman mayor (Webbwood, Ontario)

    January 7 Tennis champs Helen Moody and Howard Kinsley volley 2,001 times (1h18m)

    January 9 Noel Coward's "Astonished Heart," premieres in London

    January 9 Semi-automatic rifles adopted by U.S. army

    January 11 Charles Anderson enters Kentucky House of Representatives

    January 14 L M (Mario) Giannini elected president of Bank of America

    January 15 1st all-glass windowless structure in U.S. completed, Toledo, Ohio

    January 15 Horace Stoneham elected president of New York Giants

    January 15 Non-profit Ford Foundation incorporates

    January 16 1st photo finish camera installed at Hialeah Race track in Hialeah Fla

    January 16 Screen Actors Guild incorporates with King Vidor as president

    January 16 Spanish socialists/communists/anarchists form Unidad Popular

    January 20 Edward VIII succeeds British king George V

    January 22 French Laval government falls

    January 23 Catholic People's Party (KVP) of Curacao forms

    January 24 Benny Goodman and orch record "Stompin' at the Savoy" on Victor Records

    January 28 Pravda criticizes Sjostakovitsj' "Lady Macbeth" opera

    January 29 1st players elected to Baseball Hall of Fame-Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Christy Mathewson and Walter Johnson

    January 30 New owners of Boston Braves ask newspapermen to pick a new nickname

    January 30 Victoria need 442 to win against NSW, but lose, all out for 415 They pick "The Bees" it doesn't catch on and is scrapped by 1940 season

    January 31 "Green Hornet" radio show is 1st heard on WXYZ Radio in Detroit

    February 4 1st radioactive substance produced synthetically (radium E)

    February 5 National Wildlife Federation forms

    February 6 4th Winter Olympic games open in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

    February 6 Pravda criticizes Shostakovitch' ballet "Clear Brook"

    February 7 A flag is authorized for Vice President

    February 7 Felix the Cat, Cartoon Character, by Van Beuren from Otto Messmer

    February 8 1st NFL draft, Eagles select Heisman Trophy winner Jay Berwanger

    February 8 1st ski jumping tournament, Red Wing, Minnesota

    February 8 1st successful Toronto Maple Leaf penalty shot, Conacher vs Rangers

    February 8 Pandit Jawaharlal follows Gandhi as chairman of India Congress Party

    February 11 Pumping begins to build Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay

    February 14 National ***** Congress organizes in Chicago

    February 14 U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson

    February 14 U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Robin Lee

    February 15 -60 degrees F (-51 degrees C), Parshall, North Dakota (state record)

    February 15 Hitler announce building of Volkswagens (starting slug-bug game)

    February 15 Sonja Henie, Norway, wins 3rd consecutive Olympic figure skating gold

    February 16 4th Winter Olympic games close at Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

    February 16 Spanish Frente Popular (People's Front) wins elections

    February 17 -58 degrees F (-50 degrees C), McIntosh, South Dakota (state record)

    February 17 "Phantom" cartoon strip by Lee Falk debuts

    February 17 SN Behrmann's "End of Summer," premieres in New York City

    February 18 NHL record 32 points scored, New York Americans (28) and Mont Maroons (24)

    February 19 Manuel Azana becomes Spanish premier

    February 22 Construction on Ypenburg Netherlands airport begins

    February 23 1st rocket air mail flight, Greenwood Lake, New York

    February 26 Hitler introduces Ferdinand Porsche's "Volkswagen"

    February 26 Military coup in Japan

    February 27 Willy den Ouden swims world record 100 m free style (1:04.6)

    February 29 Franklin D. Roosevelt signs 2nd neutrality act

    March 2 Bradman scores 369 in 253 mins, SA vs. Tasmania, 46 fours 4 sixes

    March 3 Grimmett ends his Test career with 13 wkts in 5th Test vs. South Africa

    March 4 1st flight of airship Hindenburg, Germany

    March 5 Spitfire makes it's 1st flight (Eastleigh Aerodrome in Southampton)

    March 6 Belgium ends Locarno-pact

    March 7 Hitler breaks Treaty of Versailles, sends troops to Rhineland

    March 9 Babe Ruth turns down Reds to make a comeback as a player

    March 14 Federal Register, 1st magazine of the U.S. government, publishes 1st issue

    March 23 Italy, Austria and Hungary sign Pact of Rome

    March 24 Red Wings beat Montreal Maroons in 16 mins and 30 seconds of 6th period Stanley Cup game lasts 9 periods (176 mins), ends 1-0

    March 25 200" mirror blank leaves for California to be ground

    March 25 Detroit Red Wings beat Montreal Maroons in NHL longest game (2h56m30s)

    March 26 1st parliamentary debate on NZ radio

    March 26 200" telescope lens shipp

  • 4 years ago

    the Summer Olympic Games takes place in Berlin, West Germany.

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