June 1936 in history

June 1936 events chronologically

Jun 7 The Steel Workers Organizing Committee, a trade union, is founded in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Philip Murray was elected its first president
Jun 10 The Russian animation studio Soyuzmultfilm is founded
Jun 11 The London International Surrealist Exhibition opens
Jun 15 First flight of the Vickers Wellington bomber
Jun 26 Initial flight of the Focke-Wulf Fw 61, the first practical helicopter
Jun 28 The Japanese puppet state of Mengjiang is formed in northern China
Jun 30 Emperor Haile Selassie of Abyssinia appeals for aid to the League of Nations against Italy's invasion of his country

Top 7 most famous people born in June 1936

Jun 8 Kenneth G. Wilson an American theoretical physicist and a pioneer in leveraging computers for studying particle physics. He was awarded the 1982 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on phase transitions—illuminating the subtle essence of phenomena like melting ice and emerging magnetism. It was embodied in his fundamental work on the renormalization group
Jun 17 Ken Loach an English film and television director.
Jun 18 Denny Hulme a New Zealand racing driver, the 1967 Formula One World Champion for the Brabham team. Between his debut at Monaco in 1965 and his final race in the 1974 US Grand Prix, he started 112 Grand Prix, resulting eight victories and 33 trips to the podium. He also finished third in the overall standing in 1968 and 1972
Jun 22 Kris Kristofferson an American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor. He is known for writing and recording such hits as "Me and Bobby McGee", "For the Good Times", "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down" and "Help Me Make It Through the Night". Kristofferson is the sole writer of most of his songs, and he has collaborated with various other figures of the Nashville scene such as Shel Silverstein. In 1985, Kristofferson joined fellow country artists Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash in forming the country music supergroup, The Highwaymen. In 2004, Kristofferson was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. He is also known for his acting work, including starring roles in Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore and A Star Is Born, the latter for which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor
Jun 23 Costas Simitis a Greek politician who served as Prime Minister of Greece and was leader of the Panhellenic Socialist Movement from 1996 to 2004.
Jun 25 B. J. Habibie President of Indonesia from 1998 to 1999. His presidency was the third, and the shortest, after independence
Jun 29 Harmon Killebrew an American professional baseball first baseman, third baseman, and left fielder. During his 22-year career in Major League Baseball , primarily with the Minnesota Twins, Killebrew was a prolific power hitter who, at the time of his retirement, was second only to Babe Ruth in American League home runs and was the AL career leader in home runs by a right-handed batter. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1984

Top 7 most famous people died in June 1936

Jun 11 Robert E. Howard an American author who wrote pulp fiction in a diverse range of genres. He is well known for his character Conan the Barbarian and is regarded as the father of the sword and sorcery subgenre
Jun 12 Karl Kraus (writer) an Austrian writer and journalist, known as a satirist, essayist, aphorist, playwright and poet. He directed his satire at the press, German culture, and German and Austrian politics
Jun 14 G. K. Chesterton Gilbert Keith Chesterton, KC*SG better known as K. Chesterton, was an English writer, lay theologian, poet, philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, literary and art critic, biographer, and Christian apologist. Chesterton is often referred to as the "prince of paradox." Time magazine, in a review of a biography of Chesterton, observed of his writing style: "Whenever possible Chesterton made his points with popular sayings, proverbs, allegories—first carefully turning them inside out."
Jun 18 Maxim Gorky a Russian and Soviet writer, a founder of the Socialist realism literary method and a political activist.
Jun 22 Moritz Schlick a German philosopher, physicist and the founding father of logical positivism and the Vienna Circle.
Jun 26 Constantin Stere a Romanian writer, jurist, politician, ideologue of the Poporanist trend, and, in March 1906, co-founder of the literary magazine Viața Românească. One of the central figures of the Bessarabian intelligentsia at the time, Stere was a key actor during the Union of Bessarabia with Romania in 1918, and is associated with its legacy
Jun 28 Alexander Berkman an anarchist known for his political activism and writing. He was a leading member of the anarchist movement in the early 20th century