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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 1936.
The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Stanley Baldwin (Conservative), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on April 1936: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1936?


Events

  • 01 Apr 1936 Orissa constitutes a province of British India.
  • 03 Apr 1936 Al Carr KOs Lew Massey on 1 punch, :07 of 1st round
  • 05 Apr 1936 Tupelo, Mississippi, USA virtually annihilated by a tornado, 216 die.
  • 06 Apr 1936 Tornado, kills 203 and injuring 1,800 in Gainesville Georgia
  • 10 Apr 1936 200 mirror blank arrives in Pasadena
  • 11 Apr 1936 The first Butlins holiday camp opens at Skegness. It was officially opened by Amy Johnson from Hull, who was the first woman to fly solo from England to Australia.
  • 13 Apr 1936 Metaxas proclaims himself dictator of Greece.
  • 15 Apr 1936 First day of the Arab revolt in Palestine.
  • 18 Apr 1936 Pan-Am Clipper begins regular passenger flights from San Francisco, California to Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • 19 Apr 1936 Anti-Jewish riots break out in Palestine.
  • 20 Apr 1936 40th Boston Marathon won by Ellison Brown of Rhode Island in 2:33:40.8.
  • 26 Apr 1936 Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 4th Symphony
  • 27 Apr 1936 The United Auto Workers (UAW) gains autonomy from the American Federation of Labor.

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Movies

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Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead

Country: United States of America

M

M

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Peter Lorre, Ellen Widmann, Inge Landgut, Otto Wernicke

Country: United States of America

Yojimbo

Yojimbo

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshirô Mifune, Eijirô Tôno, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yôko Tsukasa

Country: United States of America

Amélie

Amélie

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Starring: Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus, Lorella Cravotta

Country: United States of America

Brown of Harvard

Brown of Harvard

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: William Haines, Jack Pickford, Mary Brian, Francis X. Bushman Jr.

Country: United States of America