On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1936

Historical Events

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

Sports record brokenBaseball 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

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player
Joe DiMaggio

Famous Deaths

  • Nandor Zsolt, composer, dies at 49
1936 Highlights

About June 24, 1936

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer