On This Day

What Happened on July 26, 1936

Historical Events

  • The Axis Powers decide to intervene in the Spanish Civil War.

Famous Birthdays

  • Antonio Mastrogiovanni, Uruguayan composer, born in Montevideo, Uruguay (d. 2010)
  • Kathryn Hays, American actress (Kim Hughes-As the World Turns), born in NYC, New York
  • Mary Millar, English actress (Keeping Up Appearances), born in Doncaster, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (d. 1998)
  • Rodney Milne [Blumer], British opera critic (Opera magazine, 1971-99), musicologist, and libretto translator, born in Stafford, England (d. 2015)
1936 Highlights

About July 26, 1936

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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