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Headlines From 1936 Events UK

Recipients love to read what was happening in the world on a date that has a special meaning to them, such as a birthday or anniversary, as it creates a fascinating connection with their past. A 1936 Newspaper offers the ultimate insight into 1936 news as it offers a true window into how the world once was, reported first hand from those living at that time. Birthday Newspapers offer a wonderful trip down memory lane, and the personal nature of this present will show that you have put a lot of thought into your gift.

Headlines From 1936 Events

Not only will your newspaper be a fantastic way to discover 1936 history but it will also be a treasured gift of high sentimental value. This is made even more special with the certificate of authenticity included with every 1936 newspaper, at no extra charge. This can be personalised with not only the recipients name and the occasion but also a personal message. Add the perfect finishing touch to this special gift with one of our many stunning presentation options, ranging from commemorative keepsake folders to beautifully crafted gift boxes.

These look great but will also help to store your 1936 newspaper so that it can be referred to and enjoyed for many years to come. Not just by the person receiving it but by future generations that will enjoy sharing trips down memory lane as the 1936 pictures, headlines and news reports bring back fond memories from the past.

Newspaper 1936 Article Coverage

Please see below for a breakdown of important events that happened in 1936 which are likely to be covered in your newspaper dependent on the date selected. If you're looking for specific 1936 news headlines then please feel free to contact our archivist team who are experts when it comes to researching old newspapers from this significant period of historical interest.

Date Event
4th January 1936England celebrates its first ever win over the All Blacks in Rugby Union, featuring two famous tries by "The Prince" Alexander Obolensky.
20th January 1936King George V dies. His eldest son succeeds him, becoming Edward VIII.
6th February 1936The 1936 Winter Olympics, officially known as the IV Olympic Winter Games, open in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.
1st March 1936Construction of Hoover Dam is completed on the border between the states of Arizona and Nevada. At the time of completion, it is the world’s largest concrete structure and also the world’s largest power- generator.
7th March 1936Nazi Germany reoccupies the Rhineland, despite this being in violation of the Treaty of Versailles.
19th April 1936The 1936-1939 Arab Revolt in Palestine begins against the British government, in opposition to Jewish immigration.
7th May 1936Italy annexes Ethiopia.
27th May 1936British luxury liner ‘RMS Queen Mary’ leaves Southampton on her maiden voyage across the Atlantic.
27th May 1936The first flight of the Irish airline Aer Lingus takes-off, just five days after the company is registered as an airline.
30th June 1936Margaret Mitchell's novel “Gone with the Wind” is published for the first time.
18th July 1936The Spanish Civil War begins when nationalist troops under the command of General Francisco Franco rise against the existing republican government.
1st August 1936The 1936 Summer Olympics open in Berlin, Germany, and mark the first live television coverage of a sports event in world history.
3rd November 1936Franklin D. Roosevelt is re-elected to a second term as U.S. President, in a landslide victory over Alf Landon.
30th November 1936The Crystal Palace is destroyed in a fire.
10th December 1936King Edward VIII signs an instrument of abdication at Fort Belvedere in the presence of his three brothers; The Duke of York, The Duke of Gloucester and The Duke of Kent.
11th December 1936Prince Albert, Duke of York, becomes the King of England. He rules as King George VI.
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A Newspaper From 1936

Shown as an example of papers printed at this time (click to enlarge).