On This Day

What Happened on December 7, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Jenkins, Jr., American jazz and pop session and touring keyboardist, composer, and arranger (Johnny Nash; Harry Belafonte; John Lennon; Roberta Flack), born in the Bronx, New York City (d. 2009)
  • Bo Belinsky, American baseball pitcher (no-hitter 1962; LA Angels), born in NYC, New York (d. 2001)
  • Martha Layne Collins, American businesswoman and politician (56th Governor of Kentucky), born in Bagdad, Kentucky
1936 Highlights

About December 7, 1936

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius