On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1936

Historical Events

  • Dutch bishops forbid membership of Nazi party
  • Tony Lazerri 2 grand slams (11 RBIs); Ben Chapman sets record by reaching 1st 7 times safely, Yanks beat A's 25-2

Famous Birthdays

  • Harold Budd, American avant-garde ambient pianist and composer (The Pavilion of Dreams), born in Los Angeles (d. 2020) [1]
1936 Highlights

About May 24, 1936

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 4 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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