What Happened on October 20, 1936

Historical Events

Sports History

Carl Hubbell, 26-6, edges out Dizzy Dean, 24-13, for MVP honors in NL

  • Spanish government moves to Barcelona

Famous Birthdays

  • Joanna Simon, American mezzo-soprano (1962-86), and Emmy Award-winning arts journalist (PBS, 1986-92), born in New York City (d. 2022) [1]

Famous Deaths

  • Anne Sullivan [Johanna Macy], American teacher who educated Helen Keller, dies at 70
1936 Highlights

About October 20, 1936

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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