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What Happened on September 24, 1936

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Person of interestJim Henson

James "Jim" Henson, American puppeteer, artist, screenwriter and filmmaker, best known as the creator of 'the Muppets" (Sesame Street, The Muppet Show), born in Greenville, Mississippi (d. 1990)

Muppeteer and Filmmaker Jim Henson
Muppeteer and Filmmaker
Jim Henson

1936 Highlights

About September 24, 1936

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra