January 4, 1940 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in History

  • Brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973)
  • Gao Xingjian, Chinese-born French novelist and dramatist, Nobel laureate
  • Helmut Jahn, German architect

Deaths in History

  • Conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59