What Happened on September 9, 1936

Historical Events

  • New York Yankees beat Cleveland Indians, 12-9 at League Park to clinch AL pennant on the earliest date in history

Famous Birthdays

  • Augustinus Franz Kropfreiter, Austrian organist and composer, born in Hargelsberg, Austria (d. 2003)
  • Carlos Ortiz, Puerto Rican boxer (World Light Welterweight Champion 1959-60; World Lightweight Champion 1962-65, 65-68), born in Ponce, Puerto Rico (d. 2022)
  • Mikhail Tal, Soviet Latvian World Chess Champion (1960-61), born in Riga, Latvia, USSR (d. 1992)
1936 Highlights

About September 9, 1936

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 86 years and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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