What Happened on July 24, 1936

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 118°F (48°C), Minden, Nebraska (state record)
  • 121°F (49°C), near Alton, Kansas (state record)
  • Generals Mola & Cabanellas form Spanish anti-government

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark Goddard, Lowell Mass, actor (Don West-Lost in Space)
  • Ruth Buzzi, Westerly RI, comedienne (Laugh-In, Margie-That Girl)

Famous Deaths

  • James Philip Dunn, composer, dies at 52