On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 1930

Historical Events

  • "Mickey Mouse" comic strip 1st appears

Famous Birthdays

  • Frances Sternhagen, American actress (The Mist, Cheers, Outland, Starting Over), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Liz Anderson, American country music singer-songwriter (Mama Spank, The Game of Triangles), born in Roseau, Minnesota (d. 2011)
  • Roman Cieślewicz, Polish French artist, graphic designer, born in Lwów, Poland (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Auguste Rateau, French mining engineer and inventor (Rateau steam turbine), dies at 66
  • Sebastian Ziani de Ferranti, English electrical engineer and inventor, dies at 65
1930 Highlights

About January 13, 1930

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 91 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn