On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1936

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st newspaper to microfilm its current issues, NY Herald Tribune
  • 22nd Rose Bowl: Stanford beats SMU, 7-0
  • 2nd Orange Bowl: Catholic University beats Mississippi, 20-19
  • 2nd Sugar Bowl: TCU beats LSU, 3-2

Famous Birthdays

  • Eve Queler, American conductor, born in NYC, New York
  • James Sinegal, American businessman, co-founder and CEO of Costco, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Willye B White, US jumper (Olympic silver 1956)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actor Paul Henreid (27) weds Elizabeth Camilla Julia Gluck