On This Day

What Happened on June 2, 1936

Historical Events

  • General Anastasio Somoza GarcĂ­a takes over as dictator of Nicaragua

Famous Birthdays

  • Otis Williams, American doo-wop singer (Charms), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Sally Kellerman, actress (M*A*S*H, Back to School), born in Long Beach, California
  • Vladimir Golubnichy, Soviet walker (Olympic gold 20k 1960, 68), born in Sumy, Ukraine
1936 Highlights

About June 2, 1936

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 85 years and 6 months
Leap Year: Yes

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