On This Day

What Happened on September 21, 1936

Historical Events

AppointmentAppointment of Interest

Spanish fascist junta names Francisco Franco to Generalissimo and Supreme Commander

Spanish Dictator and General Francisco Franco
Spanish Dictator and General
Francisco Franco

Famous Birthdays

  • Dickey Lee, American singer and songwriter (Patches), 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? 84 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo