What Happened on August 2, 1936

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 30th Tour de France won by Sylvere Maes of Belgium

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Edward Payne, composer
  • Christopher Hogg, CEO (Courtaulds & Reuters)

Famous Deaths

  • Louis BlĂ©riot, French aviator who made the first flight across the English Channel in a heavier than air aircraft, dies of a heart attack at 64