What Happened on January 7, 1936

Historical Events

  • Tennis champs Helen Moody & Howard Kinsley volley 2,001 times (1h18m)

Famous Birthdays

  • (Edward) Hunter Davies, Scottish-British journalist, author (The Beatles: The Authorised Biography), and broadcaster, born in Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland
  • Ben Cropp, Australian shark hunter and photographer, born in Buka Island, Papua New Guinea
  • Eldee Young, American jazz upright bassist (Ramsey Lewis Trio, 1956-66 'The In Crowd"; Young-Holt Unlimited - "Soulful Strut"), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2007)
  • Richard Podolor, American session guitarist, sound engineer and, record producer (Three Dog Night; Steppenwolf), born in Los Angeles, California
Born in 1936

Famous Deaths

  • Guy d'Hardelot [Helen Rhodes], French composer (Because), dies at 78
  • Howard Francis, South African cricketer (2 Tests S Af v Eng 1898-99, 39 runs), dies at 67
1936 Highlights

About January 7, 1936

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn