On This Day

What Happened on March 29, 1936

Historical Events

  • 10,000 watch the 200-inch mirror blank passing through Indianapolis
  • Nazi propaganda claims 99% of Germans voted for Nazi candidates

Famous Birthdays

  • Mogens Camre, Danish politician (Folketing (Danish Parliament), 1968-1987, 3 days in 2007; European Parliament, 1999-2009), born in Randers, Denmark (d. 2016)
  • Richard Rodney Bennett, English pianist, classical, jazz, and film score composer (Far From The Madding Crowd; Four Weddings And A Funeral), born in Kent, England (d. 2012)
1936 Highlights

About March 29, 1936

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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