On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 1936

Historical Events

Sports History

Babe Ruth turns down Reds to make a comeback as a player

Famous Birthdays

  • Elina Salo, Finnish actress (Hamlet Goes Business), born in Sipoo, Finland
  • Marty Ingels, American comedian (I'm Dickens He's Fenster), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)
  • Mickey Gilley, American country singer (Urban Cowboy), born in Natchez, Mississippi
1936 Highlights

About March 9, 1936

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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