What Happened on August 30, 1901

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Hubert Cecil Booth patents vacuum cleaner

Famous Birthdays

  • John C Stennis, (Sen-D-MS, 1947-88)
  • John Gunther, author/host (John Gunther's High Road), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Roy Wilkins, American civil rights activist and longtime executive director of NAACP, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1981)