What Happened on March 4, 1936

Historical Events

Hindenburg Disaster

1st flight of the airship Hindenburg at Friedrichshafen, Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • Aribert Reimann, German composer (Lear), born in Berlin, Germany
  • David Thompson, British food magnate
  • Eric Allandale [Dubuisson], West Indian-British rock and soul trombonist, and songwriter (The Foundations - "Baby Now That I've Found You"), born in Dominica, West Indies (d. 2001)

Jim Clark (1936-1968)

Scottish auto racer (Indianapolis 500 1965; F1 World Champion 1963, 65; 25 x F1 GP wins), born in Kilmany, Fife, Scotland

Born in 1936

Famous Deaths

  • Ruben Liljefors, Swedish composer, dies at 64
1936 Highlights

About March 4, 1936

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 87 years and 7 months
Leap Year: Yes

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