On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1936

Historical Events

  • Barbara Hanley becomes Canada's 1st woman mayor in Webbwood, Ontario

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestDarlene Hard

Darlene Hard, American tennis player (US C'ships 1960-61, French C'ships 1960; 18 Grand Slam doubles titles), born in Los Angeles, California

Tennis Player Darlene Hard
Tennis Player
Darlene Hard
  • Ebo Taylor, Ghanaian musician and composer (highlife, afrobeat), born in Cape Coast, Gold Coast
  • Julio Maria Sanguinetti Cairolo, Uruguayan politician (President, 1985-90, 1995-2000), born in Montevideo, Uruguay
  • RubĂ©n Amaro, Sr., Mexican baseball player (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Nuevo Laredo (d. 2017)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Stoneham, American owner of the NY Giants), dies at 59
1936 Highlights

About January 6, 1936

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 85 years and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn