On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederick "Fred" Neil, American folk singer-songwriter and dolphin conservationist (Everybody's Talkin'), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2001)
  • Thelma Hopkins, England, high jumper (Olympic silver 1956)

Famous Deaths

  • Marguerite Durand, French journalist and feminist (b. 1864)
1936 Highlights

About March 16, 1936

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces