What Happened on July 7, 1936

Historical Events

  • 4th MLB All Star Game, Braves Field, Boston: After losing the first 3 AS Games, NL wins 4-3, 4 different Cubs players score the runs
  • American businessman Henry F. Phillips receives patents for a new "cross-recessed" screw, and the new screwdriver needed to make it work
  • RCA shows 1st real TV program (dancing, film on locomotives, Bonwit Teller fashion show and monologue from Tobacco Road & comedy)

Famous Birthdays

  • Friedhelm Döhl, German composer, born in Göttingen, Germany (d. 2018)
  • Nikos Xilouris, Greek folk singer-songwriter, born in Anogeia, Crete, Greece (d. 1980)
  • Stuart Ross Dempster, American trombonist and composer, born in Berkeley, California
1936 Highlights

About July 7, 1936

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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