What Happened on March 16, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • Fred Neil [Morlock], American songwriter, folk singer, guitarist (Everybody's Talkin'; Candy Man), and conservationist (Dolphin Project), 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? 86 years, 10 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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