Friday 3 April 1936
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Scott LaFaro and Jimmy McGriff.
Flash Gordon, directed by Frederick Stephani, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
while White Banners by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Sixtus I
- Saint Agape (died 304)
- Saint Richard (d.1253)
- Scott LaFaro: American jazz bassist (Bill Evans Trio) (Born 1936).
- Jimmy McGriff: American organist and bandleader (d. 2008).
- Harold Vick: American saxophonist and flute player (d. 1987).
- Al Carr KOs Lew Massey on 1 punch, :07 of 1st round
- Shortest boxing bout with gloves lasts only 10 seconds
- Bruno Hauptmann, convicted Lindbergh baby killer, executed in electric chair in Trenton, New Jersey, USA.
- Bruno Richard Hauptmann is executed for the kidnapping and death of Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Jr., the baby son of pilot Charles Lindbergh.
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