On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1936

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 120°F (49°C), Gannvalley, South Dakota (state record)

Famous Birthdays

  • James Mirrlees, Scottish economist (Nobel 1996), born in Minnigaff, Scotland
  • Shirley Knight, American actress (Endless Love, Secrets), born in Goessel, Kansas