On This Day

What Happened on December 13, 1935

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Christopher, American baseball player, born in Frederiksted, U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Lindy McDaniel, American baseball player, born in Hollis, Oklahoma
  • Tom Wakefield, British writer, born in Staffordshire, England (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • John Nicolson, cricketer (South African lefty batsman 1926-27), dies
  • Victor Grignard, French chemist (Nobel 1912 - development of the Grignard reaction), dies at 64