On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1936

Historical Events

  • A strike occurs aboard the S.S. California, leading to the demise of the International Seamen's Union and the creation of the National Maritime Union.
  • Boulder (Hoover) Dam fully completed

Famous Birthdays

  • Camille E Baly, St Maartens poet (Sonny)
  • Jean-Edern Hallier, writer
  • Marion Farouk-Sluglett, political scientist
  • Monique B├ęgin, French-Canadian politician
1936 Highlights

About March 1, 1936

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces