On This Day

January 2, 1940 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Birthdays in History

  • S. R. S. Varadhan, Indian-American mathematician

Weddings in History

  • Archibald Campbell Mzoliza Jordan, Xhosa writer, linguist and academic and outspoken critic of the South African National Party government's Bantu Education policy, marries Priscilla Phyllis Ntantla.