October 1936 calendar

October 1936

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1936?


  • 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 obtains her 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.
  • 01 Oct 1936 Spanish Civil War: The Central Committee of Antifascist Militias of Catalonia dissolves itself, handing control of Catalan defence militias over to the Generalitat.


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