On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 1934

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • The Candidate of Science degree is established in the USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Rip Taylor, American actor and comedian (Gong Show, $1.98 Beauty Show), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2019)

Famous Deaths

  • Jean-Baptiste Marchand, soldier/explorer (Sudan), dies at 70
  • Paul Ulrich Villard, French chemist and physicist who discovered gamma rays, dies at 73