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 A S Byatt and William J Coyne.
The Gorgeous Hussy, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
while White Banners by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 24 August 1936 ?
- 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.
- FDR gives FBI authority to pursuit fascists and communists
- Australian Antarctic Territory created.
- The Australian Antarctic Territory is created.
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