January 1936 calendar

January 1936

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in January 1936.
The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Stanley Baldwin (Conservative), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on January 1936: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 1936?


  • 01 Jan 1936 First newspaper to microfilm its current issues, New York Herald Tribune.
  • 02 Jan 1936 First electron tube to enable night vision described, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA.
  • 04 Jan 1936 England celebrates its first ever win over the All Blacks in Rugby Union, in particular the 2 famous tries by quotThe Princequot HH Alexander Obolensky.
  • 07 Jan 1936 Tennis champions Helen Moody and Howard Kinsley volley 2,001 times (1 hour 18 minutes).
  • 09 Jan 1936 Semi-automatic rifles adopted by US army.
  • 11 Jan 1936 Charles Anderson enters Kentucky House of Representatives
  • 14 Jan 1936 L M (Mario) Giannini elected president of Bank of America.
  • 15 Jan 1936 1st all-glass windowless structure in US completed, Toledo, Ohio
  • 16 Jan 1936 Spanish socialists / communists / anarchists form Unidad Popular
  • 20 Jan 1936 Edward VIII becomes King of the United Kingdom.
  • 22 Jan 1936 French Laval government falls.
  • 29 Jan 1936 1st players elected to Baseball Hall of Fame-Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Christy Mathewson and Walter Johnson
  • 30 Jan 1936 New owners of Boston Braves ask newspapermen to pick a new nickname
  • 31 Jan 1936 Green Hornet radio show is 1st heard on WXYZ Radio in Detroit
  • 08 Jan 1936 Kashf-e hijab decree is made and immediately enforced by Reza Shah, Iran's head of state, banning the wearing of Islamic veils in public.


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