What Happened on June 18, 1936

Historical Events

  • First bicycle traffic court in America established in Racine, Wisconsin

Famous Birthdays

  • Denny Hulme, New Zealand auto racer (F1 World Drivers' Champion 1967), born in Motueka, New Zealand (d. 1992)
  • Ian Spurling, Australian born ballet designer (The Royal Ballet), born in South Australia (d. 1996)
  • Ronald Venetian, President of Suriname (1991-96, 2000-2010), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
Born in 1936

Famous Deaths

Maxim GorkyMaxim Gorky (1868-1936)

Russian playwright and author (Mother and The Lower Depths), dies at 68

1936 Highlights

About June 18, 1936

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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