On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 1930

Day of the Week: Monday

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.
  • Roman Ciesiewicz, artist/graphic designer

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