What Happened on January 27, 1936

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 29th Men's Australian Championships: Adrian Quist beats Jack Crawford (6-2, 6-3, 4-6, 3-6, 9-7)
  • 29th Women's Australian Championships: Joan Hartigan Bathurst beats Nancye Wynne Bolton (6-4, 6-4)

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry C. Barish, American Physicist (Nobel Prize 2017, gravitational waves), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Ismail Kadare, Albanian author/poet (Dimri i Madh)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Samuel Ting, American physicist and Nobel Laureate, born in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Samuel Ting
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Samuel Ting
  • Troy Donahue, American actor (Surfside Six, Cockfighter, Hawaiian Eye), born in NYC, New York