What Happened on May 9, 1936

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st KLM airplane to land on Bonaire
  • Italy takes Addis Abba, annexing Absynnia (Ethiopia)

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Finney, Salford UK, actor (Dresser, Under the Volcano)
  • Floyd Robinson, baseball player (White Sox, Reds, A's)

Person of interestGlenda Jackson

Glenda Jackson, English actress (Women in Love), born in Cheshire, England

  • Terry Downes, middleweight boxing champ (1961-62)
  • Terry Drinkwater, TV newsman (CBS)

Famous Deaths

  • Fran├žois Conrad Schlumberger, French physicist, dies at 57