What Happened on January 29, 1936

Historical Events

Hall of Fame

1st players elected to Baseball Hall of Fame: Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Christy Mathewson & Walter Johnson

Famous Birthdays

  • James Jamerson, American session pop and R&B bass guitarist (Motown Records), born in Edisto, South Carolina (d. 1983)
  • Malcolm Binns, English concert pianist, born in Nottingham, England
  • Patrick Caulfield, British painter and printmaker, born in London (d. 2005)
Born in 1936
1936 Highlights

About January 29, 1936

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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