What Happened on September 3, 1936

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • For the first and only time in the history of the Walker Cup golf event, there is a shutout; the United States routs Great Britain, 9-0 at Pine Valley GC in New Jersey

Famous Birthdays

  • John Olver, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts), born in Honesdale, Pennsylvania
  • Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, 2nd President of Tunisia (1987-2011), born in Hammam Sousse, French Tunisia

Famous Deaths

  • Nikita Balieff, Armenian vaudevillian and impressario (b. 1876 or 1877)