On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1936

Historical Events

  • Carl Hubbell begins winning streak, beating Pittsburgh 6-0

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Spanish generals Francisco Franco and Emilio Mola lead a right-wing uprising, starting the Spanish Civil War

Spanish Dictator and General Francisco Franco
Spanish Dictator and General
Francisco Franco

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Groman, American football wide receiver (All-AFL 1960; AFL C'ship 1960, 61, 64, 65; Houston Oilers, Denver Broncos, Buffalo Bills), born in Tiffin, Ohio (d. 2020)
1936 Highlights

About July 17, 1936

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 84 years and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer