On This Day

What Happened on June 20, 1936

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jesse Owens of US sets 100 meter record at 10.2

Track and Field Athlete Jesse Owens
Track and Field Athlete
Jesse Owens

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Guy, American singer (The Coasters-Young Blood), born in Itasca, Texas (d. 2002)
1936 Highlights

About June 20, 1936

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini