On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1936

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st electron tube to enable night vision described, St Louis, Missouri

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bradman scores 357 for South Australia v Victoria, 424 minutes, 40 fours

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestRoger Miller

Roger Miller, country singer (King of the Road, Dang Me), born in Fort Worth, Texas

Country Singer Roger Miller
Country Singer
Roger Miller

Famous Deaths

  • Sir Francis Newdegate, Governor of Tasmania, Western Australia (b. 1862)