On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • Larry Hovis, Wapito Wash, comedian (Gomer Pyle, Hogan's Heroes)
  • Marj Dusay [Mahoney], Russell Ks, actress (Kate-Bret Maverick)

Famous Deaths

  • John Hope, president of Atlanta University, dies at 67
  • Max Schreck, German actor (Count Orlok-Nosferatu), dies of a heart attack at 56
1936 Highlights

About February 20, 1936

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 9 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces