On This Day

What Happened on May 3, 1936

Historical Events

  • French People's Front wins elections

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NY Yankee Joe DiMaggio makes his major-league debut, gets 3 hits

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player
Joe DiMaggio

Famous Birthdays

  • José Torres, Puerto Rican boxer (world light-heavyweight champion), born in Ponce, Puerto Rico (d. 2009)
1936 Highlights

About May 3, 1936

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus