On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara A Mikulski, (Rep-D-MD, 1977-86/Sen-D-MD, 1986- )
  • Butch Baird, American golfer (US Open 1976 4th), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Kaleria Fadicheva, Russian ballerina (Kirov) and choreographer, born in Ust-Ijori, Leningrad, Russia (d. 1994)

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? 84 years and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer