Tuesday 12 May 1936
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Show Boat, directed by James Whale, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
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- Saint Epiphanius
- Saint Domitilla
- Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
- International Nurses Day
- Saint Modoald
- Buddhism in Sri Lanka, Thailand - Visakha Bucha. (2006) 
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2005: the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Blessed Imelda
- Saint Pancras (died 304), second of the Ice Saints
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Achilleus and Nereus
- Saint Joan of Portugal
- Tom Snyder in Milwaukee: Wisconsin, USA; newscaster (Tommorow, NBC Weekend News).
- Millie Perkins: American model, stage and film actress.
- Tom Snyder: American noted TV anchor man in Los Angeles.
- Guillermo Endara: Panamanian lawyer and politician 32nd President of Panama (d. 2009).
- Frank Stella: American painter and sculptor.
- The Santa Fe railroad in the United States inaugurates the all-Pullman ''Super Chief'' passenger train between Chicago, Illinois and Los Angeles, California.
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