On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • Ferdinand Hartzenberg, South African Minister of Education (1979-82), born in Lichtenburg, South Africa
  • Robert May, Baron May of Oxford, Australian-born British scientist, born in Sydney, Australia
  • Zdeněk Mácal, Czech conductor, born in Bmo, Czech Republic
1936 Highlights

About January 8, 1936

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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