On This Day

What Happened on June 14, 1936

Historical Events

  • Oranienburg Concentration Camp opens in Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • Irmelin Sandman Lilius, Swedish-Finnish writer, born in Helsinki
  • Renaldo "Obie" Benson, American singer (The Four Tops), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2005)

Famous Weddings

  • Singer and cowboy actor Roy Rogers (24) weds Arlene Wilkins in Roswell, New Mexico

Famous Deaths

  • G. K. Chesterton [Gilbert Keith], English writer/poet (Father Brown), dies at 62
  • Hans Poelzig, German architect (Grosses Schauspielhaus), dies at 67
1936 Highlights

About June 14, 1936

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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