What Happened on January 16, 1936

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st photo finish camera installed at Hialeah Race track in Hialeah Fla
  • Screen Actors Guild incorporates with King Vidor as president
  • Spanish socialists/communists/anarchists form Unidad Popular

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael White, British theater/film producer (The Rocky Horror Show), born in Glasgow (d. 2016)

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Fish, American serial killer, executed at 65