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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 1936.
The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Stanley Baldwin (Conservative), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on August 1936: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1936?


Events

  • 01 Aug 1936 Adolph Hitler opens 11th Olympic Games in Berlin
  • 03 Aug 1936 Jesse Owens wins the 100 meter dash, defeating Ralph Metcalfe, at the Berlin Olympics.
  • 04 Aug 1936 Ioannis Metaxas names himself Dictator of Greece
  • 05 Aug 1936 At Berlin Olympics, Jesse Owens wins his third Olympic medal.
  • 06 Aug 1936 1st time in 20th century, 1st 2 batters in a game-Roy Johnson and Rabbit Warstler of Boston Bees-lead off with HRs
  • 09 Aug 1936 Jesse Owens wins fourth gold medal of Berlin Olympics.
  • 12 Aug 1936 Demo baseball game at 1936 Olympics in Berlin, world beats US, 6-5
  • 14 Aug 1936 Rainey Bethea is hanged in Owensboro, Kentucky in the last public execution in the United States.
  • 16 Aug 1936 11th Olympic games closes in Berlin
  • 18 Aug 1936 106.5 degrees F - hottest afternoon ever in Iowa.
  • 19 Aug 1936 Trial against Ljev Kamenev and Grigori Zinovjev because of Trotskyism opens in Moscow
  • 21 Aug 1936 Red Sox Wes Ferrell, walks off mound when he feels he did no get good feilding, Sox suspend him
  • 24 Aug 1936 FDR gives FBI authority to pursuit fascists and communists
  • 25 Aug 1936 3 Braves hit twice in an inning getting 2 hits each
  • 26 Aug 1936 Anglo-Egyptian Treaty of 1936 is signed.

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Movies

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My Man Godfrey

My Man Godfrey

Release year: 1936

Directed by: Gregory La Cava

Starring: William Powell, Carole Lombard, Alice Brady, Gail Patrick

Country: United States of America

Swing Time

Swing Time

Release year: 1936

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Victor Moore, Helen Broderick

Country: United States of America

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The Last of the Mohicans

The Last of the Mohicans

Release year: 1936

Directed by: George B. Seitz

Starring: Randolph Scott, Binnie Barnes, Henry Wilcoxon, Bruce Cabot

Country: United States of America

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Release year: 1936

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Norma Shearer, Leslie Howard, John Barrymore, Edna May Oliver

Country: United States of America

The Texas Rangers

The Texas Rangers

Release year: 1936

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Jack Oakie, Jean Parker, Lloyd Nolan