What Happened on July 11, 1936

Historical Events

  • Triborough Bridge linking Manhattan, Bronx and Queens opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerry Richardson Sr., American businessman and NFL team owner (Carolina Panthers 1995-2018), born in Spring Hope, North Carolina (d. 2023)
  • Joe Bussard, American musicologist, preservationist, and record label owner (Fonotone), born in Frederick, Maryland (d. 2022)
Born in 1936

Famous Deaths

  • James Murray, American actor (The Crowd, The Shakedown), drowns at 35
1936 Highlights

About July 11, 1936

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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