What Happened on March 12, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Loehnis, vice chairman (S G Warburg & Co)
  • Eddie Sutton, Basketball Hall of Fame coach (Creighton, Arkansas, Kentucky, Oklahoma State; first coach to take 4 schools to NCAA tournament), born in Bucklin, Kansas (d. 2020)
  • Ernie Zampese, American football coach (San Diego State University 1967–75; SD Chargers asst. head coach 1983-85), born in Santa Barbara, California (d. 2022)
  • Keith Slater, Australian cricket all-rounder (1 Test; WACA) and Australian Rules ruckman (WA 20 games; Swan Districts, Subiaco), born in Perth, Australia
  • Lloyd Dobbins, newscaster (NBC News Overnight), born in Newport News, Virginia
  • Patrick Procktor, painter
Born in 1936

Famous Deaths

David Beatty (1871-1936)

1st Earl Beatty and British Admiral of the Fleet during World War I (Battle of Jutland), dies of heart failure at 65

1936 Highlights

About March 12, 1936

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces