On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Scheer, American basketball executive (general manager Denver Nuggets, LA Clippers, Charlotte Hornets; inventor NBA Slam Dunk Contest), born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 2019)
  • Robert Alan Ridley Parker, American PhD/astronaut (STS-9, STS-35), born in NYC, New York
1936 Highlights

About December 14, 1936

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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