What Happened on January 30, 1936

Historical Events

  • New owners of baseball's Boston Braves survey newspaper journalists to pick a new team nickname; known as 'Bees' in 1940 but return to 'Braves' in 1941

Famous Birthdays

  • F. Vernon Boozer, American politician, born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Horst Jankowski, German jazz and easy listening pianist ("A Walk In The Black Forest"), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1998)
1936 Highlights

About January 30, 1936

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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