What Happened on July 20, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Mikulski, American politician (Rep-D-MD, 1977-87, Senator-D-MD, 1986-2017), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Butch Baird, American golfer (US Open 1976 4th), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • John Sillett, English soccer defender (Chelsea, Coventry City, Plymouth Argyle) and manager (Coventry City FA Cup 1987), born in Southampton, England (d. 2021)
  • Kaleria Fadicheva, Russian ballerina (Kirov) and choreographer, born in Ust-Ijori, Leningrad, Russia (d. 1994) [1]
  • Saginaw Grant, Native American character actor, hereditary chief of the Sac & Fox Nation of Oklahoma, musician, and U.S. Marine, born in Pawnee, Oklahoma (d. 2021)

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Battelle Whiting, American composer and teacher, dies at 75
  • Jose Sanjurjo, Spanish general (Morocco) and high director, dies at 64
1936 Highlights

About July 20, 1936

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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