On This Day

What Happened on June 22, 1936

Historical Events

  • Harry Froboess dives 110 m from airship into Bodensee & survives
  • Virgin Islands receives a constitution from US (Organic Act)

Famous Birthdays

  • Hermeto Pascoal, Brazilian jazz musician and composer, born in Lagoa da Canoa, Alagoas, Brazil
  • Kris Kristofferson, American singer and actor (Amerika, Millennium), born in Brownsville, Texas
  • Verne Allison, American singer (Dells-Open Up My Heart), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Moritz Schlick, Austrian philosopher assassinated at 54 by former student Johann Nelböck
1936 Highlights

About June 22, 1936

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

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer