What Happened on July 5, 1936

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, Desperate Housewives), born in Goessel, Kansas (d. 2020)
  • Tommy LiPuma, American Grammy Award-winning jazz record producer (George Benson; Natalie Cole; Diana Krall), and record label executive (A&M, Verve, GRP), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2017)
Born in 1936
1936 Highlights

About July 5, 1936

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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