On This Day

What Happened on September 21, 1936

Historical Events

Appointment of Interest

Spanish fascist junta names Francisco Franco to Generalissimo and Supreme Commander

Famous Birthdays

  • (Royden) Dickey Lee [Lipscomb], American pop-country singer-songwriter ("Patches"; "Laurie"), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • James "Sunny" Murray, American jazz musician and drummer, born in Idabel, Oklahoma (d. 2017)
  • Yury Luzhkov, Russian politician (2nd Mayor of Moscow, 1992-2010), born in Moscow
1936 Highlights

About September 21, 1936

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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