On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 1936

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerzy Maksymiuk, Polish pianist, composer and conductor (BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra 1983-93), born in Grodno, Poland
  • Michael Somare, British foreign affairs minister (Paupa & New Guinea), born in Rabaul, Territory of New Guinea
  • Valerie Solanas, American radical feminist, author of SCUM Manifesto, who attempted to assassinate Andy Warhol in 1968, born in Ventnor City, New Jersey (d. 1988)

Famous Deaths

  • Ferdinand Tönnies, German sociologist and philosopher, dies at 80