What Happened on August 24, 1936

Historical Events

  • Australian Antarctic Territory created

Event of Interest

FDR gives the FBI the authority to pursue fascists and communists

Famous Birthdays

  • A. S. Byatt, English novelist (The Virgin in the Garden), born in Sheffield, England
  • Kenny Guinn, American businessman and politician, born in Garland, Arkansas (d. 2010)
  • William J. Coyne, American politician (Rep-D-Pennsylvania, 1981-2003), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)
Born in 1936

About August 24, 1936

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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