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

  • Dick Huddart, English rugby league second rower (16 Tests Great Britain; St. Helens, St. George), born in Flimby, Cumberland, England (d. 2021)
  • Ferran Olivella, Spanish soccer defender (18 caps Spain, 2 Catalonia; FC Barcelona 214 games), born in Barcelona, Spain (d. 2023)
  • Hermeto Pascoal, Brazilian jazz musician and composer, born in Lagoa da Canoa, Alagoas, Brazil
  • Kris Kristofferson, American country singer-songwriter ("Me And Bobby McGee"; "Help Me Make It Through The Night"), and actor (Amerika; Millennium; A Star Is Born), born in Brownsville, Texas
  • Verne Allison, American singer (Dells-Open Up My Heart), born in Chicago, Illinois
Born in 1936

Famous Deaths

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

About June 22, 1936

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 11 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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