On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan J. Heeger, American chemist, Nobel laureate
  • Noel Kelly, Australian rugby league hooker (25 Tests; Queensland, NSW, Western Suburbs) and coach (Western Suburbs, North Sydney), born in Ipswich, Australia (d. 2020)
  • Ong Teng Cheong, 5th President of Singapore (d. 2002)

Famous Deaths

  • Louis Glass, Danish pianist and composer, dies at 71
1936 Highlights

About January 22, 1936

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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