On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1936

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Lux Radio Theater" moved from NYC to Hollywood
  • 41st Women's French Championships: Hilde Sperling beats Simonne Mathieu (6-3, 6-4)
  • French Championships Men's Tennis: Gottfried von Cramm of Germany wins his 2nd French title; beats Englishman Fred Perry 6-0, 2-6, 6-2, 2-6, 6-0
  • Queen Mary completes its maiden voyage, arriving in NY

Famous Birthdays

  • Bekim Fehmiu, Yugoslavian actor (Black Sunday, Permission to Kill, Cagliostro), born in Sarajevo, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (d. 2010)
  • Gerald Scarfe, British illustrator (Pink Floyd's The Wall), born in London, England