What Happened on January 8, 1934

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Jaap Speyers "Bluejackets" premieres in Amsterdam

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexandra Ripley, American writer (d. 2004)
  • Gene Freese, American baseball player, (d. 2013)
  • Jacques Anquetil, France, Tour de France cyclist (5-time winner)
  • Michael Grierson Jarrett, archaeologist
  • Piet Dankert, Dutch politician (PvdA)
  • Roy Kinnear, Lancashire England, actor (TW3, Help!, The 3 Musketeers)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexandre Stavisky, French swindler, dies
  • Andrei Bely, Russian writer (b. 1880)