On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1936

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pravda criticizes Dmitri Shostakovich's opera "Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District"

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestAlan Alda

Alan Alda [Alphonso D'Abruzzo], American actor (Hawkeye Pierce-M*A*S*H), born in NYC, New York

Actor, Director and Comedian Alan Alda
Actor, Director and Comedian
Alan Alda
  • Bill Jordan, British trade unionist
  • Enid Castle, principal (Cheltenham Ladies' College)
  • Robert Suderburg, American pianist, composer, and conductor, born in Spencer, Iowa (d. 2013)

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Loeb, American Murder, killed Bobby Franks along with Nathan Leopold, killed in prison at 30
1936 Highlights

About January 28, 1936

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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