What Happened on July 13, 1934

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Babe Ruth hits HR #700 (against Detroit)

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksei Stanislavovich Yeliseyev, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 5, 8, 10)
  • Ivor Mendonca, WI cricket wicket-keeper (2 Tests 1962)
  • Roger Reynolds, composer
  • Wole Soyinka, Nigeria, dramatist (Road, Kongi's Harvest-Nobel 1986)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Kate Sheppard, New Zealand suffragette and the most prominent member of New Zealand's women's suffrage movement, dies at 87

Suffragette Kate Sheppard
Kate Sheppard