What Happened on June 30, 1936

Historical Events

  • 40 hour work week law approved for US federal employees

Event of Interest

Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie asks the League of Nations for sanctions against Italy

Gone With The Wind

Margaret Mitchell's novel "Gone With The Wind" published

1936 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Assia Djebar [Fatma-Zohra Imalhay√®ne], Algerian writer and filmmaker, born in Iol, Algeria (d. 2015)
  • Dave Van Ronk, American folk singer and songwriter ("Garden State Stomp"), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2002)
  • Nancy Dussault, American actress (Muriel-Too Close for Comfort), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • Pauls Dambis, Latvian composer, conductor, and pedagogue, born in Riga, Latvia
  • Tom Frost, American rock climber (founder gear & apparel company Patagonia), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2018)
  • Tony Musante, American actor (David Toma-Toma, Nowhere to Hide), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut (d. 2013)
Born in 1936

About June 30, 1936

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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