1936: When last British man won Grand Slam singles

Fred Perry, winner of all four Grand Slams, poses with his trophy on September 12, 1936, after winning the men's singles against Donald Budge at what was then called the U.S. Championships. Not for another 76 years would another British man, <a href='/2012/09/10/sport/tennis/us-open-tennis-murray-britain/index.html' target='_blank'>Andy Murray</a>, win a Grand Slam title. CNN looks at other momentous events that happened in 1936.

Fred Perry, winner of all four Grand Slams, poses with his trophy on September 12, 1936, after winning the men's singles against Donald Budge at what was then called the U.S. Championships. Not for another 76 years would another British man, Andy Murray, win a Grand Slam title. CNN looks at other momentous events that happened in 1936.