What Happened on January 9, 1936

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Noel Coward's "Astonished Heart" premieres in London
  • Semi-automatic rifles adopted by US army

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne Rivers Siddons, American writer
  • Peter Fletcher, music teacher

Famous Deaths

  • John Gilbert, actor (Love, Downstairs), dies at 40