On This Day

What Happened on June 7, 1936

Historical Events

Historic Event

Charles "Lucky" Luciano is convicted on 62 counts of compulsory prostitution

  • Yanks beat Indians 5-4 in 16; longest game without a strikeout

Famous Birthdays

  • Kenneth Nichols, Canadian classical pianist, composer, (Symphonic Celebration; Boy In A Cage), and teacher (Brandon University, 1962-96), born in Pincher Creek, Alberta (d. 2021)

Famous Deaths

  • Stjepan Seljan, Croatian explorer, dies at 60
1936 Highlights

About June 7, 1936

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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