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

  • Dick Huddart, English rugby league second rower (16 Tests Great Britain; St. Helens, St. George), born in Flimby, Cumberland, England (d. 2021)
  • 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

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? 85 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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