What Happened on August 11, 1936

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • An American clean sweep of the 3m diving medals via Richard Degener, Marshall Wayne and Alan Greene at the Berlin Olympics
  • Chaing Kai-shek's troops conquers Kanton

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Monbouquette, American MLB pitcher (3-time All Star, no-hitter 1962), born in Medford, Massachusetts (d. 2015)
  • D V Day, Principal (St John's College, Durham U)
  • J L Thompson, Bishop (Bath & Wells)

Famous Deaths

  • Blas Infante, Spanish writer and politician (b. 1885)