On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1936

Historical Events

  • League of Nations ends sanctions against Italy after Italian takeover of Abyssinia
  • Wimbledon Women's Tennis: American Helen Jacobs wins her only Wimbledon title beating Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling 6-2, 4-6, 7-5

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard "Dick" Hyde, American trombonist and session musician (Frank Sinatra, Steely Dan, Madonna), born in Lansing, Michigan
1936 Highlights

About July 4, 1936

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 84 years and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer