Interesting Facts About 1936


The Boyer Brothers founded Boyer Candy in 1936! During this period, a lot of other important events were happening, besides the birth of America’s Boyer Candy Company. Boyer Candy created the first cup candy in America, and the same treat is enjoyed by people all over the world today. Let’s take a trip down memory lane, and see what other big events happened in 1936, the year the Mallo Cup was born.

  • The Hoover Dam is completed and begins to create hydroelectric power.
  • President Roosevelt is re-elected to serve his second term.
  • Max Schmeling knocks out Joe Louis in the 12th round of their popular heavyweight match at Yankee Stadium.
  • The Zeppelin Hindenburg falls out of the air seconds after catching fire.
  • Jesse Owens sets an Olympic record!
  • The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuts the world’s first television service with three hours of programming per day.
  • The first electric guitars debut.
  • Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell is published.
  • The Boyer Brothers move their at home operation to an industrial facility and begin adding more delicious treats in addition to the Mallo Cup. Smoothie Cups and and Peanut Butter cups were a result of this move!

1936 was a busy and eventful year, and we’re more than proud to be part of the rich history! Every time you bite into a delicious Boyer treat, we hope you enjoy knowing that we’ve been going strong since the 1930s!

One Response to “Interesting Facts About 1936”
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