On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1936

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pravda criticizes Dmitri Shostakovich's opera "Lady Macbeth"


Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Alda [Alphonso D'Abruzzo], American actor (Hawkeye Pierce-M*A*S*H), born in NYC, New York
  • Bill Jordan, British trade unionist
  • Enid Castle, principal (Cheltenham Ladies' College)
  • Robert Suderburg, composer

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? 84 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius