On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 1936

Historical Events

  • 40th Boston Marathon won by Ellison Brown in 2:33:40.8
  • Jews repel an Arab attack in Petach Tikvah Palestine

Famous Birthdays

  • Pat Roberts, US Senator (Rep-R-KS, 1981-1997), born in Topeka, Kansas
  • Pauli Ellefsen, Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands (1981-85), born in Miðvágur, Vágar, Faroe Islands (d. 2012)
1936 Highlights

About April 20, 1936

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus