On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne Downey, British circuit judge
  • Lex Humphries, American jazz drummer (Sun Ra Arkestra), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)

Famous Deaths

  • Juliette Adam, French author (Salon/Nouvelle Revue) and feminist, dies at 99
1936 Highlights

About August 22, 1936

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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