What Happened on August 1, 1936

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Adolf Hitler opens 11th Olympic Games in Berlin

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Benjamin Mays named president of Morehouse College

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)