On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 1936

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Cropp, Australian shark hunter and photographer, born in Buka Island, Papua New Guinea
  • Eldee Young, US jazz upright bassist (Ramsey Lewis Trio; Young-Holt Unlimited Soulful Strut), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2007)

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? 84 years, 10 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn