On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1936

Historical Events

  • International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Wimbledon: 4 straight titles for GB as Fred Perry beats Australian Jack Crawford 6-2, 6-3, 6-3 for a 3-2 victory

Famous Birthdays

  • Russ Jackson, Canadian football player, born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • Sir Garfield (Gary) Sobers, West Indian cricket all-rounder, captain (93 Tests, 57.78 batting average), born in Bridgetown, Barbados
1936 Highlights

About July 28, 1936

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 10 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo