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  • New York, U.S.
    Saturday Jan 11, 1936

    Donald Trump

    Fred and Mary were married

    New York, U.S.
    Saturday Jan 11, 1936

    Trump's mother Mary Anne MacLeod was born in Scotland. Fred and Mary were married in 1936 and raised their family in Queens.




  • Little Rock, Arkansas, U.S.
    Monday Apr 6, 1936

    Lucky Luciano

    A Bribe

    Little Rock, Arkansas, U.S.
    Monday Apr 6, 1936

    On April 6, someone offered a $50,000 bribe to Arkansas Attorney General Carl E. Bailey to facilitate Luciano's case. However, Bailey refused the bribe and immediately reported it.




  • New York, U.S.
    Friday Apr 17, 1936

    Lucky Luciano

    Luciano's legal options had been exhausted

    New York, U.S.
    Friday Apr 17, 1936

    On April 17, after all of Luciano's legal options had been exhausted, Arkansas authorities handed him to three NYPD detectives for transport by train back to New York for trial. When the train reached St. Louis, Missouri, the detectives and Luciano changed trains. During this switchover, they were guarded by 20 local policemen to prevent a mob rescue attempt.




  • New York, U.S.
    Saturday Apr 18, 1936

    Lucky Luciano

    To jail without bail

    New York, U.S.
    Saturday Apr 18, 1936

    The men arrived in New York on April 18, and Luciano was sent to jail without bail.




  • U.S.
    Sunday Jun 7, 1936

    Lucky Luciano

    62 counts of compulsory prostitution

    U.S.
    Sunday Jun 7, 1936

    On June 7, Luciano was convicted on 62 counts of compulsory prostitution.




  • U.S.
    Saturday Jul 4, 1936

    Flag of the United States

    Star for Arkansas

    U.S.
    Saturday Jul 4, 1936

    The flag was changed to have 25 stars. (for Arkansas)




  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Saturday Jul 11, 1936

    Howard Hughes: The Aviator

    Fatal Car Accident

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Saturday Jul 11, 1936

    On July 11, 1936, Hughes struck and killed a pedestrian named Gabriel S. Meyer with his car at the corner of 3rd Street and Lorraine in Los Angeles. After the crash, Hughes was taken to the hospital and certified as sober, but an attending doctor made a note that Hughes had been drinking. A witness to the crash told police that Hughes was driving erratically and too fast and that Meyer had been standing in the safety zone of a streetcar stop. Hughes was booked on suspicion of negligent homicide and held overnight in jail until his attorney, Neil S. McCarthy, obtained a writ of habeas corpus for his release pending a coroner's inquest. By the time of the coroner's inquiry, however, the witness had changed his story and claimed that Meyer had moved directly in front of Hughes' car. Nancy Bayly (Watts), who was in the car with Hughes at the time of the crash, corroborated this version of the story. On July 16, 1936, Hughes was held blameless by a coroner's jury at the inquest into Meyer's death. Hughes told reporters outside the inquiry, "I was driving slowly and a man stepped out of the darkness in front of me."


  • New York, U.S.
    Saturday Jul 18, 1936

    Lucky Luciano

    Sentenced to 30 to 50 years in state prison

    New York, U.S.
    Saturday Jul 18, 1936

    On July 18, he was sentenced to 30 to 50 years in state prison, along with Betillo and others.


  • Fort Benton, Montana, U.S.
    Monday Aug 10, 1936

    Shep (American dog)

    Hopeful greeting

    Fort Benton, Montana, U.S.
    Monday Aug 10, 1936

    He would greet every train that arrived each day after that, expecting his master to return. It took station employees some time to realize that the body in the casket was probably the dog's master, and it was showing up for each incoming train to see if his master would be getting off.


  • Bowling Green, Ohio, U.S.
    Thursday Sep 24, 1936

    Jimmy Hoffa

    Marriage

    Bowling Green, Ohio, U.S.
    Thursday Sep 24, 1936

    Hoffa married Josephine Poszywak, an 18-year-old Detroit laundry worker of Polish heritage, in Bowling Green, Ohio, on September 24, 1936; the couple had met during a non-unionized laundry workers' strike action six months earlier.


  • U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 3, 1936

    Franklin D. Roosevelt

    Second Term

    U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 3, 1936

    The United States presidential election of 1936 was the thirty-eighth quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 3, 1936. In the midst of the Great Depression, incumbent Democratic President Franklin D. Roosevelt defeated Republican Governor Alf Landon of Kansas.


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