What Happened on March 2, 1936

Historical Events

Cricket History

Australian cricket's batting maestro Don Bradman scores 369 in 253 minutes (46 fours, 4 sixes) in South Australia's innings and 349 run win over Tasmania

Famous Birthdays

  • Buell Neidlinger, American pop, jazz, and classical session cellist and double bassist (Cecil Taylor; Frank Zappa; Duane Eddy), born in New York City (d. 2018)
  • Henny Boskamp [Hoelscher], actor (Troeleke)

Famous Divorces

D. W. Griffith

Film director D. W. Griffith (61) divorces Linda Arvidson (50) after 30 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Princess Victoria Melita of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Grand Duchess of Hesse, dies at 59
1936 Highlights

About March 2, 1936

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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