What Happened on October 3, 1936

Historical Events

  • NY Yankees set new attendance record of 64,482 in Game 3 of World Series at Yankee Stadium; 66,669 following day Game 4; win series v NY Giants, 4-2

Famous Birthdays

  • Steve Reich, American minimalist composer (Drumming), born in NYC, New York
Born in 1936

Famous Deaths

John HeismanJohn Heisman (1869-1936)

American football coach (legalised forward pass, originated the center-snap; Heisman Trophy named after him), dies from pneumonia at 66

1936 Highlights

About October 3, 1936

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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