Monday 24 August 1936
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include William J Coyne and A S Byatt.
The Gorgeous Hussy, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
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- Liberia: Flag Day
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
- Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
- Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
- Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
- William J Coyne: (Rep-D-Pennsylvania, 1981- ).
- A S Byatt: English novelist.
- Daniel Evans: American executive and CEO in charge of Bob Evans Farms, a restaurant chain and hog farm enterprise.
- A Byatt: English author and poet.
- Kenny Guinn: American banker and politician 27th Governor of Nevada (d. 2010).
- Arthur Walker: Jr. American physicist and academic (d. 2001)
- FDR gives FBI authority to pursuit fascists and communists
- Australian Antarctic Territory created.
- The Australian Antarctic Territory is created.
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