On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1936

Historical Events

  • 114°F (46°C), Moorhead, Minnesota (state record)
  • 121°F (49°C), Steele, North Dakota (state record)
  • A major breach of the Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal in England sends millions of gallons of water cascading 200 feet into the River Irwell

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Allen, Irish comedian (Dave Allen Show), born in Firhouse, Dublin (d. 2005)
1936 Highlights

About July 6, 1936

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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