Wednesday 12 February 1936
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Arnost Parsch and Fang Lizhi.
The Trail of the Lonesome Pine, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
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- United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
- Saint Alexis of Moscow
- Saint Benedict of Aniane
- Red Hand Day
- Darwin Day.
- National Freedom to Marry Day (unofficial).
- Georgia Day in the U.S. state of Georgia.
- Saint Damian of Alexandria
- Arnost Parsch: Composer.
- Fang Lizhi: Chinese astrophysicist / dissident.
- Joe Don Baker in Groesback: Texas, USA; actor (Eischied, Walking Tall, Fletch).
- Paul Shenar in Milwaukee: Wisconsin, USA; actor (Carrington - Roots).
- Jon Baker: American actor, a husky leading man and supporting player on stage and in film.
- Martial Raysse: French painter, sculptor, actor and film maker. Raysse was born in a ceramicist family in Vallauris and began to paint and write poetry at age 12. After studying and practising athleticism at a high level, he began to accumulate rubbish odds and ends that he preserved under plexiglas. In 1958, he exhibited some of his paintings with Jean Cocteau at Galerie Longchamp.
- Joe Baker: American actor
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