On This Day

What Happened on August 25, 1936

Historical Events

  • 3 Braves hit twice in an inning getting 2 hits each
  • Odourless cornstarch is patented in the US by Ralph W. Kerr

Famous Birthdays

  • Max Beauvoir, Haiti Chief Voodoo Priest, born in Haiti (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

  • Grigory Zinoviev [Hirsch Apfelbaum], Russian revolutionary, dies at 52
1936 Highlights

About August 25, 1936

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo