On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1936

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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)
  • Jack Scott, vocalist (My True Love)
  • Robert Suderburg, composer

Famous Deaths

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