On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1936

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Joseph Stalin views Dmitri Shostakovich's opera "Lady Macbeth" but he and his officials leave early and the play is denounced in state press

Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Soviet General Secretary
Joseph Stalin
Composer Dmitri Shostakovich
Dmitri Shostakovich

Famous Birthdays

  • Sal Buscema, American comic book artist
1936 Highlights

About January 26, 1936

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius