In 1936, the M1 semi-automatic rifle was adopted by the U.S. army.
In 1936, Japan withdraws from London Naval Conference.
In 1936, Adolf Hitler ordered the building of Volkswagens. Guess that's the only good thing that Hitler ever did.
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.
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.
In 1936, Adolf Hitler got a whopping 98.8 percent of the popular vote in Germany's national elections.
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.
In 1936, thru April 6: series of tornadoes in Arkansas, Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia, and South Carolina killed 498.
In 1936, Tornado, kills 203 & injuring 1,800 in Gainesville Georgia.
In 1936, Jews repel an Arab attack in Petach Tikvah Palestine.
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.
In 1936, Italians capture Addis Ababa, ending major operations in Ethiopia.
In 1936, the FBI caught two of the Most-Wanted Kidnappers: Thomas Robinson Jr. & Alvin Karpis.
In 1936, 120 degrees F (49 degrees C), Green Valley, South Dakota (state record).
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).
In 1936, Civil war erupts in Spain.
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.
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).
In 1936, 116 degrees F (47 degrees C), Collegeville, Indiana (state record).
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.
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.
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).
In 1936, the U.S. State Department urged Americans in Spain to leave because of that country's civil war.
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).
In 1936, Chaing Kai-shek's troops conquers Kanton.
In 1936, 120 degrees F (4 9 degrees C), Seymour, Texas (state record).
In 1936, 106.5 degrees F-Hottest afternoon ever in Iowa.
In 1936, an explosion caused by leaking gas rips out section 12 of Cleveland Stadium, injuring 4 men.
In 1936, Germany and Italy form Rome-Berlin Axis. And Antikominternpakt with Japan.
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.
In 1936, Germany and Japan sign Anti-Comintern Pact.
In 1936, London's famed Crystal Palace, constructed for the International Exhibition of 1851, was destroyed in a fire.
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.