On This Day

What Happened on November 9, 1936

Historical Events

  • Albanian government of Frasheri falls
  • American fashion designer Ruth Harkness captures a panda cub (Su Lin) in China - becomes 1st live panda cub to enter the US

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Robert Graham, American politician, 38th Governor of Florida (1979-87), born in Coral Gables, Florida

Mary Travers

Mary Travers, American folk singer (Peter Paul & Mary), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2009)

  • Teddy Infuhr, American former child actor (The Bishop's Wife, They Live By Night), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2007)
1936 Highlights

About November 9, 1936

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio