Saturday 16 May 1936
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Philippe de Montebello in Paris and Roy Hudd.
Show Boat, directed by James Whale, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
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- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
- Philippe de Montebello in Paris: France; art exhibitionist (Treasures of Tut).
- Roy Hudd: Comedian (Blood Beast Terror, Vampire Beast Craves Blood).
- Karl Lehmann: German Catholic cardinal.
- 1st British air hostess (Daphne Kearley) flight to France
- 62nd Preakness: George Woolf aboard Bold Venture wins in 1:59.
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