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the DWU • vital statistics
|Timeline for 1936|
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In July, the Spanish Civil War began. (PROSE: History 101) The war was caused by a group of conservative generals revolting against the democratic government out of fear that traditional Catholic values were being undermined and the government was leaning towards Communism. The Nationalists' original leader was José Sanjurjo, who was killed in a plane crash caused by the fact that he was carrying too much luggage. He had wanted to look impressive when he took power. He was succeeded by Francisco Franco. (AUDIO: Fiesta of the Damned)
In November, Charley Pollard was briefly reunited with her parents Lord Richard and Lady Louisa Pollard in London before being recaptured by the Viyrans and returned to the Ever-and-Ever Prolixity in the far future. (AUDIO: The Fall of the House of Pollard)
On 30 November, the Crystal Palace was destroyed by a hatched phoenix. The Eleventh Doctor, Amy Pond and Rory Williams arrived then in TARDIS, actually aiming for 1851. While there, they met up with Winston Churchill. (COMIC: The Eagle of the Reich)
King George V died and was succeeded by his eldest son, Edward VIII. On 10 December, Edward VIII abdicated the British throne to marry his divorced American mistress, Wallis Simpson. He was succeeded by his younger brother, George VI. (PROSE: Players, AUDIO: Neverland)
Behind the scenes
According to a sighting report sent to Whoisdoctorwho.co.uk by someone named Daniel Roberts, there was photographic evidence that the Ninth Doctor was present for the coronation of George VI in this year.