On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • Gilbert Amy, French composer (Mouvements; Épigrammes), conductor, and educator, born in Paris, France

John McCain

John McCain, American war hero and Republican politician (Rep-Arizona, 1983-2018, Presidential nominee 2008), born in Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone (d. 2018)

1936 Highlights

About August 29, 1936

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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