What Happened on August 1, 1936

Historical Events

  • Benjamin Mays named president of Morehouse College

Olympic Games

XI Summer Olympic Games are opened by Adolph Hitler in Berlin

Famous Birthdays

  • Laurie Taylor, English sociologist and broadcaster (BBC Radio 4), born in Liverpool, England
  • Yves Saint Laurent, French fashion designer, born in Oran, French Algeria (d. 2008)
Born in 1936

About August 1, 1936

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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