Monday 6 April 1936
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Manfred Schoof and Jean-Pierre Changeux.
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, directed by Frank Capra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Isolde
- Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
- The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
- In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
- Saint Balderik
- Saint Marcellinus of Carthage (d.413)
- St. Sixtus
- Saint Wineboud
- Blessed Notker
- The start of the tax year in the United Kingdom (arising from the 11 day correction to March 25 at the adoption of the Gregorian calendar in 1752).
- Manfred Schoof: Composer.
- Jean-Pierre Changeux: French neuroscientist known for his research in several fields of biology, from the structure and function of proteins (with a focus on the allosteric proteins), to the early development of the nervous system up to cognitive functions.
- James Houghton: American general manager and CEO in charge of Corning.
- Helen Berman: Dutch-Israeli painter and illustrator.
- 3rd Golf Masters Championship: Horton Smith wins, shooting a 285
- Tornado, kills 203 and injuring 1,800 in Gainesville Georgia
- ANP begins telex service in Amsterdam.
- Tupelo-Gainesville tornado outbreak: Another tornado from the same storm system as the Tupelo tornado hits Gainesville, Georgia, killing 203.
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