What Happened on January 13, 1939

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Belgian premier signs Burgos Treaty for trade relations with Franco
  • The Black Friday bush fires burn 20,000 square kilometres of land in Australia, claiming the lives of 71 people.

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacek Gmoch, Polish footballer and coach

Famous Deaths

  • Jacob Ruppert, CEO (NY Yankees, 1915-39), dies