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 (1936-2009)

American folk singer (Peter Paul & Mary - "Puff" (The Magic Dragon)"; "Leaving On A Jet Plane"), born in Louisville, Kentucky

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

Famous Weddings

John Barrymore

Actor John Barrymore (54) marries fourth wife Elaine Barrie (21) (divorced 1940)

About November 9, 1936

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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