What Happened on September 2, 1936

Historical Events

  • 1st transatlantic "ping-pong'' round-trip air flight from NY to England an back begins, piloted by Dick Merrill with Harry Richman
  • NFL Chicago College All-Star Game: All-Stars 7, Detroit Lions 7; 76,000 at Soldier Field

Famous Birthdays

Andrew GroveAndrew Grove (1936-2016)

Hungarian-American pioneer in the semiconductor industry, one of the founders and CEO of Intel, and philanthropist, born in Budapest, Hungary

  • David Leonard Blake, British composer, and educator, born in London, England
  • Joan Kennedy, 1st wife of US Senator from Massachusetts, Ted
Born in 1936

About September 2, 1936

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

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