What Happened on August 4, 1930

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Child labor laws established in Belgium

Famous Birthdays

  • David M G Curry, South African Labour Party parliament leader
  • Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, Iranian shia cleric, born in Mashhad, Iran
  • John Gorman, printer and socialist historian, born in Stratford, East London (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Siegfried Wagner, German opera composer, dies at 61