What Happened on January 28, 1936

Historical Events

Music History

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

Famous Birthdays

Alan AldaAlan Alda (87 years old)

American Emmy Award-winning actor and director (M*A*S*H - "Capt. 'Hawkeye' Pierce"; West Wing), born in NYC, New York

  • Bill Jordan, British trade unionist
  • Enid Castle, principal (Cheltenham Ladies' College)
  • Robert Suderburg, American pianist, composer, and conductor, born in Spencer, Iowa (d. 2013)
Born in 1936

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? 87 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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