On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 1934

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Flash Gordon" comic strip (by Alex Raymond) debuts

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Lamont Jenkins, American 400m runner (Olympic gold 1956), born in NYC, New York
  • Jean Corbeil, Canadian politician (d. 2002)

Famous Weddings

  • Princess Juliana marries German prince Bernhard von Lippe-Biesterfeld