On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 1936

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"The Great Ziegfeld" directed by Robert Z. Leonard and starring William Powell and Luise Rainer premieres in Los Angeles (Best Picture 1937

Actress Luise Rainer
Actress
Luise Rainer

Famous Birthdays

  • Roger Whittaker, Kenyan British country singer ("The Last Farewell"; "Durham Town"), born in Nairobi, Kenya
  • Ron Carey, American labor leader (International Brotherhood of Teamsters), born in NYC, New York (d. 2008)
1936 Highlights

About March 22, 1936

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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