What Happened on March 8, 1936

Historical Events

  • The first stock car race is held in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Famous Birthdays

  • Gábor Szabó, Hungarian-American jazz guitarist (Spellbinder), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1982)
  • Sonny Allen, American basketball coach (ODU, Southern Methodist University, University of Nevada, Reno; WNBA Sacramento Monarchs), born in Moundsville, West Virginia (d. 2020)
  • Sue Ane Langdon, actress (Bachelor Father, Arnie), born in Paterson, New Jersey
Born in 1936
1936 Highlights

About March 8, 1936

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 87 years and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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