What Happened on June 24, 1936

Historical Events

  • Mary McLeod Bethune named director of Negro Affairs in National Youth Adm

Baseball Record

Rookie outfielder Joe DiMaggio ties 3 MLB records in New York's 10-run 5th inning against the White Sox, hitting 2 home runs for 8 total bases; Yankees beat Chicago, 18-4

Famous Deaths

  • Nandor Zsolt, Hungarian composer, conductor and violinist dies at 49

About June 24, 1936

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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