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1936 January


January 9th
In 1936, the M1 semi-automatic rifle was adopted by the U.S. army.
January 15th
In 1936, Japan withdraws from London Naval Conference.

1936 February


February 15th
In 1936, Adolf Hitler ordered the building of Volkswagens. Guess that's the only good thing that Hitler ever did.
February 26th
In 1936, Adolf Hitler officially opens the world's first Ferdinand Porsche's "Volkswagen" factory. To many people, the new cars resemble bugs.
In 1936, Military coup in Japan.

1936 March


March 7th
In 1936, Adolf Hitler ordered his troops to march into the Rhineland, thereby breaking the Treaty of Versailles and the Locarno Pact.
= Hitler remilitarizes Rhineland.
= The first German troops crossed the Hohenzollern Bridge in Cologne as Hitler was addressing the Reichstag, and began reoccupation of Rhineland, marking according to Ian Kershaw, the transition in Hitler from Hubris to Nemesis.
March 29th
In 1936, Adolf Hitler got a whopping 98.8 percent of the popular vote in Germany's national elections.

1936 April


April 3rd
In 1936, Bruno Hauptmann was electrocuted in Trenton, New Jersey, for the kidnap-murder of the Lindbergh infant. He really got shocked in the end.
April 5th
In 1936, thru April 6: series of tornadoes in Arkansas, Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia, and South Carolina killed 498.
April 6th
In 1936, Tornado, kills 203 & injuring 1,800 in Gainesville Georgia.
April 20th
In 1936, Jews repel an Arab attack in Petach Tikvah Palestine.

1936 May


May 2nd
In 1936, "Peter and the Wolfe," a sympathetic tale for children by Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev, had its world premiere in Moscow. "Weird Al" did a record of the story.
May 5th
In 1936, Italians capture Addis Ababa, ending major operations in Ethiopia.
May 13th
In 1936, the FBI caught two of the Most-Wanted Kidnappers: Thomas Robinson Jr. & Alvin Karpis.

1936 June

1936 July


July 5th
In 1936, 120 degrees F (49 degrees C), Green Valley, South Dakota (state record).
July 6th
In 1936, 114 degrees F (46 degrees C), Moorhead, Minnesota (state record).
In 1936, 121 degrees F (49 degrees C), Steele, North Dakota (state record).
July 8th
In 1936, Civil war erupts in Spain.
July 10th
In 1936, 109 degrees F (43 degrees C), Cumberland & Frederick, Maryland (state record).
In 1936, 110 degrees F (43 degrees C) at Runyon, New Jersey (state record.
In 1936, 111 degrees F (44 degrees C), Phoenixville, Pennsylvania (state record).
In 1936, 112 degrees F (44 degrees C) at Martinsburg, West Virginia (state record.
July 13th
In 1936, 112 degrees F (44 degrees C), Mio, Michigan (state record).
In 1936, 114 degrees F (46 degrees C), Wisconsin Dells, Wisc. (state record).
July 14th
In 1936, 116 degrees F (47 degrees C), Collegeville, Indiana (state record).
July 17th
In 1936, the Spanish Civil War began with an army revolt led by General Francisco Franco, who was not dead at the time (16. July 1936 - 28. March 1939).
= Spanish Civil War begins.
July 18th
In 1936, the Spanish Civil War began as Gen. Francisco Franco, who wasn't dead yet, led an uprising of army troops based in Spanish North Africa.
= Spanish Civil War begins.
July 24th
In 1936, 118 degrees F (48 degrees C), Minden, Neb raska (state record).
In 1936, 121 degrees F (49 degrees C), near Alton, Kansas (state record).

1936 August


August 3rd
In 1936, the U.S. State Department urged Americans in Spain to leave because of that country's civil war.
August 10th
In 1936, 114 degrees F (46 degrees C) at Plain Dealing, Louisiana (state record).
In 1936, 120 degrees F (49 degrees C) at Ozark , Arkansas (state record).
August 11th
In 1936, Chaing Kai-shek's troops conquers Kanton.
August 12th
In 1936, 120 degrees F (4 9 degrees C), Seymour, Texas (state record).
August 18th
In 1936, 106.5 degrees F-Hottest afternoon ever in Iowa.

1936 September

1936 October


October 13th
In 1936, an explosion caused by leaking gas rips out section 12 of Cleveland Stadium, injuring 4 men.
October 25th
In 1936, Germany and Italy form Rome-Berlin Axis. And Antikominternpakt with Japan.

1936 November


November 1st
In 1936, in a speech in Milan, Italy, Benito Mussolini described the alliance between his country and Nazi Germany as an "axis" running between Rome and Berlin.
November 25th
In 1936, Germany and Japan sign Anti-Comintern Pact.
November 30th
In 1936, London's famed Crystal Palace, constructed for the International Exhibition of 1851, was destroyed in a fire.

1936 December


December 5th
In 1936, Armenian SSR, Azerbayan SSR, Georgian SSR, Kazakh SSR & Kirghiz SSR becomes constituent republics of Soviet Union.
In 1936, the Soviet Union adopted a new Constitution under a Supreme Council.


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