Tuesday 17 March 1936
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
The Great Ziegfeld, directed by Robert Z. Leonard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 March 1936 ?
- Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
- Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
- St. Agricola
- St. Joseph of Arimathea
- Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
- Ancient Latvia - Kustonu Diena (return of the larks) observed
- Boston, Massachusetts - Evacuation Day
- Thomas Mattingly: Chicago Military man.
- Ladislaw Kupkovic: Composer.
- Ladislav Kupkovič: Slovakian composer and conductor.
- Patty Maloney: American actress and puppeteer.
- Ken Mattingly: American astronaut, one of 19 selected by NASA in April 1966.
- Ladislav Kupkovic: Slovakian composer
- Thomas K Mattingly II in Chicago: Illinois, USA; Captain US Navy/astronaut (Apollo 16, STS-4, 51C).
- March 18 ampndash St. Patrick's Day Flood: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, suffers the worst flooding in its history.
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