On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • Mart Crowley, American playwright (Boys in the Band), born in Vicksburg, Mississippi
  • Radish Tordia, Georgian painter of Figurative Art, born in Abasha, Georgia

Wilt Chamberlain

Wilt Chamberlain, American College / Basketball HOF center (4 x NBA MVP; 13 x All Star; NBA C'ship 1967, 72 [MVP]; Philadelphia/SF Warriors, Philadelphia 76ers, LA Lakers), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1999)


1936 Highlights

About August 21, 1936

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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