What Happened on October 3, 1936

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Yanks set new attendance record of 64,842 in 3rd game of World Series

Famous Birthdays

  • Steve Reich, American composer (My Name is), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths


Person of interestJohn Heisman

John Heisman, American football coach who legalized the forward pass, originated the center snap and for which the Heisman Trophy is named, dies of pneumonia at 66

American Football Coach John Heisman
American Football Coach
John Heisman