What Happened on January 16, 1936

Historical Events

  • 1st photo finish camera installed at Hialeah Race track in Hialeah, Florida
  • Screen Actors Guild incorporates with King Vidor as president
  • Spanish socialists, communists and anarchists form Unidad Popular
1936 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael White, British theater & film producer (The Rocky Horror Picture Show), born in Glasgow (d. 2016)
Born in 1936

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Fish, American serial killer, executed at 65

About January 16, 1936

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 4 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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