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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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Show Boat

Show Boat

Release year: 1936

Directed by: James Whale

Starring: Irene Dunne, Allan Jones, Charles Winninger, Paul Robeson

Country: United States of America

Captain January

Captain January

Release year: 1936

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Shirley Temple, Guy Kibbee, Slim Summerville, Buddy Ebsen

The Ex-Mrs. Bradford

The Ex-Mrs. Bradford

Release year: 1936

Directed by: Stephen Roberts

Starring: William Powell, Jean Arthur, James Gleason, Eric Blore

It's Love Again

It's Love Again

Release year: 1936

Directed by: Victor Saville

Starring: Jessie Matthews, Robert Young, Sonnie Hale, Ernest Milton

Dracula's Daughter

Dracula's Daughter

Release year: 1936

Directed by: Lambert Hillyer

Starring: Otto Kruger, Gloria Holden, Marguerite Churchill, Edward Van Sloan

Country: United States of America