Friday 14 August 1936
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Trevor Bannister .
Romeo and Juliet, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
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- Paraguay - Flag Day
- St. Maximilian Kolbe
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
- United States - National Code talkers Day
- Pakistan - Independence Day
- RC saints - Maximilian Kolbe (Polish Franciscan priest martyred by Nazis in 1941)
- Morocco - Allegiance of Oued Eddahab or Rfo de Oro
- United States - National Creamsicles Day
- Trevor Bannister: English actor (d. 2011).
- 1st Olympic basketball game (Berlin)
- Rainey Bethea is hanged in Owensboro, Kentucky in the last public execution in the United States.
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