On This Day

January 1, 1936 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • 22nd Rose Bowl: Stanford beats SMU, 7-0
  • 2nd Orange Bowl: Catholic University beats Mississippi, 20-19
  • 2nd Sugar Bowl: TCU beats LSU, 3-2

Birthdays in Sport

  • Don Nehlen, American College Football Hall of Fame coach (Bowling Green 1968-76, West Virginia 1980-2000), born in Mansfield, Ohio