China is hot. Most of the land surrounding it is cold.
There is almost no daily temperature data prior to 1950 in China. When station records are short, there are of course going to be a lot of records set.
The same propaganda was widespread last summer.
Apparently 1936 was more than one thousand years ago.
The vast majority of all-time temperature records were set with atmospheric CO2 below 320 PPM.
Hastings, Nebraska had fifty-five days over 100F in 1936, from June 14 to September 10.