What Happened on June 29, 1936

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Empire State Building broadcasts high definition TV-343 lines
  • Pope Pius XI encyclical to US bishops "On motion pictures"

Famous Birthdays

  • David Jenkins, American figure skater (Olympic gold 1960)
  • Harmon Killebrew, baseball player (Minnesota Twins)
  • Kigeli V, last King of Rwanda (1959-61), born in Kamembe, Rwanda (d. 2016)
  • Leonard Lee, US vocalist (Shirley & Lee-Let the Good Times Roll)