On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 1936

Historical Events

  • 17 year old Bob Feller's 1st game, he strikes out 15 St Louis Browns

Famous Birthdays

  • Henry Lee Lucas, American drifter and serial killer, born in Blacksburg, Virginia (d. 2001)
  • Rudy Lewis, American rocker (Drifters), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1964)
1936 Highlights

About August 23, 1936

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 1 month and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo