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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in October 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 October 1936: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1936?


Events

  • 01 Oct 1936 Generalissimo Francisco Franco establishes state of Spain
  • 02 Oct 1936 New York Yankees score World Series record 18 runs, beating Giants 18-4
  • 03 Oct 1936 Yanks set new attendance record of 64,842 in 3rd game of World Series
  • 04 Oct 1936 Italian lire devalued
  • 05 Oct 1936 The Jarrow March sets off for London.
  • 06 Oct 1936 New York Yankees beat New York Giants four games to two in 33rd World Series.
  • 07 Oct 1936 7th-place Brooklyn Dodgers fire manager Casey Stengel
  • 09 Oct 1936 Hoover Dam begins transmitting electricity to LA
  • 11 Oct 1936 Professor Quiz, first radio quiz show premieres.
  • 13 Oct 1936 Explosion caused by leaking gas rips out section 12 of Cleveland Stadium
  • 16 Oct 1936 Lou Gehrig, is voted AL MVP by BBWAA
  • 18 Oct 1936 Adolf Hitler announces the Four Year Economic Plan to the German people. The plan details the rebuilding of the German military from 1936 to 1940.
  • 19 Oct 1936 H.R. Ekins, reporter for the ''New York World-Telegram'', wins a race to travel around the world on commercial airline flights, beating out Dorothy Kilgallen of the ''New York Journal'' and Leo Kieran of the ''New York Times''. The flight takes 18½ days.
  • 20 Oct 1936 Carl Hubbell, 26-6, edges out Dizzy Dean, 24-13, for MVP honors in NL
  • 22 Oct 1936 First commercial flight from mainland USA to Hawaii.
  • 26 Oct 1936 The first electric generator at Boulder Dam goes into full operation.
  • 27 Oct 1936 Mrs Wallis Simpson files for divorce which would eventually allow her to marry King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom, thus forcing his abdication from the throne.
  • 28 Oct 1936 FDR rededicates Statue of Liberty on its 50th anniversary
  • 29 Oct 1936 The historic Uptown Theater opens in Washington D.C.

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Movies

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Theodora Goes Wild

Theodora Goes Wild

Release year: 1936

Directed by: Richard Boleslawski

Starring: Irene Dunne, Melvyn Douglas, Thomas Mitchell, Thurston Hall

Hopalong Cassidy Returns

Hopalong Cassidy Returns

Release year: 1936

Directed by: Nate Watt

Starring: William Boyd, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Gail Sheridan, Evelyn Brent

Rembrandt

Rembrandt

Release year: 1936

Directed by: Alexander Korda

Starring: Charles Laughton, Gertrude Lawrence, Elsa Lanchester, Edward Chapman

Come and Get It

Come and Get It

Release year: 1936

Directed by: Howard Hawks, William Wyler, Richard Rosson

Starring: Edward Arnold, Joel McCrea, Frances Farmer, Walter Brennan

Country: United States of America

A Woman Rebels

A Woman Rebels

Release year: 1936

Directed by: Mark Sandrich

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Herbert Marshall, Elizabeth Allan, Donald Crisp