What Happened on March 5, 1936

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

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8th Academy Awards: "Mutiny on the Bounty", Victor McLaglen & Bette Davis wins

  • Spitfire makes its 1st flight (Eastleigh Aerodrome in Southampton)

Famous Birthdays

  • Canaan Banana, 1st President of Zimbabwe (1980-87), born in Essexvale, Southern Rhodesia (d. 2003)
  • Dale Douglass, Wewoka OK, PGA golfer (1970 Phoenix Open)
  • Dean Stockwell, California, actor (Werewolf of Washington, Blue Velvet)