On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1936

Historical Events

Hall of fameHall of Fame

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

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb
Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
MLB Shortshop Honus Wagner
MLB Shortshop
Honus Wagner

Famous Birthdays

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

About January 29, 1936

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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