On This Day

What Happened on June 2, 1936

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • General Anastasio Somoza GarcĂ­a takes over as dictator of Nicaragua

Famous Birthdays

  • Otis Williams, 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, USSR, 20K walker (Olympic gold 1960, 68)