Tuesday 4 August 1936
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Elsberry Hobbs and Kenneth Derr.
Mary of Scotland, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
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- Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
- El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
- Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
- Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
- St. Luanus/Lugid
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint John Vianney, the patron saint of priests
- St. Dominic
- Elsberry Hobbs: Rocker (Drifters).
- Kenneth Derr: American mechanical engineer and CEO of Chevron Oil Corporation.
- Mani Matter: Popular Swiss singer-songwriter.
- Giorgos Zographos: Greek singer and actor (d. 2005).
- Henry Schoenfeld: Composer, dies at 78.
- Ioannis Metaxas names himself Dictator of Greece
- Prime Minister of Greece Ioannis Metaxas suspends parliament and the Constitution and establishes the 4th of August Regime.
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