What Happened on January 13, 1906

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Telimco makes the 1st ever advertisment for a radio set, by advertising a $7.50 set in the "Scientific American" which claimed to receive signals for up to one mile

Famous Birthdays

  • Maxime Jacob, composer
  • Zhou Youguang [Zhou Yaoping], Chinese language scholar (father of pinyin), born in Changzhou (d. 2017)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Stepanovich Popov, Russian physicist (b. 1859)