On This Day

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
1936 Highlights

About January 30, 1936

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius