On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • Larry Hovis, American actor (Hogan's Heroes - "Sgt. Carter"; Gomer Pyle), born in Wapito, Washington (d. 2003)
  • 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? 85 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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