On This Day

What Happened on March 24, 1936

Historical Events

  • Detroit Red Wings beat Montreal Maroons, 1-0 in 16 minutes, 30 seconds of 6th period of OT; record Stanley Cup playoff game lasts 9 periods (176 minutes)

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Olmedo, American/Peruvian tennis player (Australian C'ships, Wimbledon 1959), born in Arequipa, Peru
  • David Suzuki, Canadian scientist and environmentalist
  • Don Covay [Donald Randolph], American R & B musician and songwriter (Chain of Fools), born in Orangeburg, South Carolina (d. 2015)
  • Fredrick Kaufmamn, composer
1936 Highlights

About March 24, 1936

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries