What Happened on May 9, 1936

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st KLM airplane to land on Bonaire
  • Italy takes Addis Abba, annexing Absynnia (Ethiopia)

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Finney, Salford UK, actor (Dresser, Under the Volcano)
  • Floyd Robinson, baseball player (White Sox, Reds, A's)
  • Glenda Jackson, Cheshire England, actress (Women in Love)
  • Terry Downes, middleweight boxing champ (1961-62)
  • Terry Drinkwater, TV newsman (CBS)