On This Day

What Happened on April 3, 1936

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Al Carr KOs Lew Massey on 1 punch, :07 of 1st round
  • Shortest boxing bout with gloves lasts only 10 seconds

Famous Birthdays

  • Jimmy McGriff, American jazz organist, born in Germantown, Philadelphia (d. 2008)
  • Reginald Hill, British crime author (Andrew Dalziel and Peter Pascoe novels), born in West Hartlepool, County Durham (d. 2012)
  • Scott LaFaro, American jazz musician, born in Irvington, New Jersey (d. 1961)

Famous Deaths

  • Bruno Hauptmann, German kidnapper of Charles Augustus Lindbergh III, executed at 36