What Happened in 1930

Significant Events

  • Jan 5 Mao Zedong writes "A Single Spark Can Start a Prairie Fire"
  • Mar 12 Mohandas Gandhi begins 200m (300km) march protesting British salt tax
  • Mar 13 Clyde Tombaugh announces discovery of Pluto at Lowell Observatory
  • Apr 2 Ras Tafari Makonnen becomes Emperor Haile Selassie of Abyssinia (Ethiopia)
  • Jun 24 1st radar detection of planes, Anacostia DC
  • Jul 13 1st-ever football (soccer) World Cup competition begins in Uruguay
  • Nov 2 Coronation of Ras Tafari Makonnen as Haile Selassie I, 225th Emperor of Ethopian Solmonic Dynasty
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Did You Know?

"Mickey Mouse" comic strip 1st appears

On January 13, 1930


World Leaders in 1930

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