George V died on January 20th, 1936 -the year
of the completion of the Dominion Public Building.
Here you can see the events and the reaction in London, as they were covered by The London Free Press and The London Advertiser.
His son, Edward VIII, became King of England.
His reign lasted just a few months. In December of 1936, the new King abdicated and his brother Albert ascended the throne as George VI.