On This Day

What Happened on March 25, 1936

Historical Events

  • 200-inch mirror blank to build the Hale telescope leaves Corning New York for California (then largest telescopic mirror ever made)

Famous Birthdays

  • Lawrence Bernard "Larry" Gales, American jazz bassist, born in New York City (d. 1995)
1936 Highlights

About March 25, 1936

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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