What Happened on August 29, 1936

Famous Birthdays

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

John McCain (1936-2018)

American war hero and Republican politician (Rep-Arizona, 1983-2018, Presidential candidate, 2008), born in Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone

  • Ken Scotland, Scottish rugby union full-back (27 Tests Scotland, 5 British & Irish Lions; Leicester Tigers RUFC, London Scottish FC), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 2023)
Born in 1936
1936 Highlights

About August 29, 1936

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 87 years and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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