Year 1936 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Mar 8 The first stock car race is held in Daytona Beach, Florida.
  • Aug 1 XI Summer Olympic Games are opened by Adolph Hitler in Berlin
  • Aug 5 American athlete Jesse Owens wins 200m in world record time (20.7s), his 3rd gold medal of the Berlin Olympics
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Sports Stars Married in 1936

  • Dec 28 Football player Bronko Nagurski (28) weds childhood sweetheart Eileen Kane in International Falls, Minnesota