Saturday 21 March 1936
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ed Broadbent and Marek Stachowski.
The Great Ziegfeld, directed by Robert Z. Leonard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
while The Last Puritan by George Santayana was one of the best selling books.
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- Blessed Clementia of Hohenberg
- World Poetry Day - by UNESCO.
- St. Nicholas of Flue
- Astrology: First day of star sign Aries.
- China: Chunfen.
- Harmony Day in Australia.
- World Down Syndrome Day
- Earth Day.
- Ostara - Neopagan festival of Ostara.
- Bah�'f Faith - End of the 19-day sunrise-to-sunset.fast.
- Saints Philemon and Domnin
- The third day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- Iranian New Year's Day (Norouz): (also celebrated in many other countries of Asia) Iranian calendar.
- Traditional date of vernal equinox, used for reckoning Easter. The real equinox usually occurs one day earlier.
- South Africa: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
- Benito Ju�rez Day, a Fiesta Patria in Mexico.
- Namibia: Independence Day.
- Japan: Vernal Equinox Day (public holiday).
- Egypt: Mother's Day
- New Year of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Ed Broadbent: Canadian pilot and politician.
- Marek Stachowski: Composer.
- Broadbent : Canadian politician, the leader of Canada's New Democratic Party in July 1975.
- Brian Dee: English pianist.
- Mike Westbrook: British jazz composer, bandleader and pianist.
- Alexander Konstantinovich Glazunov: composer ("Chopiniana"), dies at age 70.
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