What Happened on January 10, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Goldstein, American publisher & pornographer, born in Williamsburg, New York (d. 2013)
  • Burnum Burnum, Australian Aboriginal activist, actor, author and dreamer, born in Dignams Creek, Australia (d. 1997)
  • Robert Woodrow Wilson, American physicist & radio astronomer (1978 Nobel laureate), born in Houston, Texas

Stephen E. AmbroseStephen E. Ambrose (1936-2002)

American historian (Band of Brothers), born in Lovington, Illinois

Born in 1936

Famous Weddings

Burgess Meredith

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

Famous Divorces

Mary Pickford & Douglas Fairbanks

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

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Wright, English cricket wicketkeeper (3 Tests, 1 x 50; Cambridge Uni CC, Nottinghamshire CCC), dies at 72
1936 Highlights

About January 10, 1936

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn