What Happened on January 10, 1936

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Goldstein, American publisher and pornographer
  • Burnum Burnum, Australian Aboriginal activist, actor, author and dreamer (d. 1997)
  • Robert Woodrow Wilson, American physicist and radio astronomer, Nobel laureate

Person of interestStephen E. Ambrose

Stephen E. Ambrose, American historian (Band of Brothers), born in Lovington, Illinois (d. 2002)

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Actor Burgess Meredith (28) weds actress Margaret Perry (22)

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Actress Mary Pickford (44) divorces actor Douglas Fairbanks (52) after 15 years of marriage

Actress Mary Pickford
Mary Pickford

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Wright, cricketer (3 Tests England v South Africa 1895-96), dies