What Happened on January 10, 1936

Day of the Week: Friday

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

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
Actress
Mary Pickford

Famous Deaths

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