On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • David Joel Zinman, American composer and conductor (Baltimore Symphony, 1985-98), born in NYC, New York
  • George Cleve, Austrian-American conductor (Winnipeg Symphony, 1968-70; San Jose Symphony, 1972-92; San Francisco Midsummer Mozart Festival, 1974-2015), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2015)
  • James Hampton, American actor (Bugler Dobbs-F Troop, Teen Wolf), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • June Jordan, Caribbean-American playwright and poet (His Own Where), born in Harlem, New York (d. 2002)
  • Liisa Pohjola, Finnish concert pianist and music professor, born in Seinäjoki, Finland
1936 Highlights

About July 9, 1936

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 85 years and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer