On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • Ken Mattingly, American USN naval officer, and NASA astronaut (Apollo 16; STS-4, -51-C), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Ladislaw Kupkovic, composer
  • Robert Daniel, republican Congressman for Virginia (1972-1983), born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 2012)
1936 Highlights

About March 17, 1936

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 10 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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