Wednesday 26 August 1936
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Yvette Vickers and Chow Lie.
The Gorgeous Hussy, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
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- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
- Yvette Vickers: American actress.
- Chow Lie: Chinese expatriate writer and a classical pianist.
- Benedict Anderson: American political scientist and academic (d. 2015).
- Anglo-Egyptian Treaty of 1936 is signed.
- Ernest Nash flees Germany for Rome.
- President Franklin D. Roosevelt attends the dedication of Thomas Jefferson's head at Mount Rushmore.
- September ndash Franco-Syrian Treaty of Independence (1936) is signed.
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