What Happened on March 8, 1930

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Babe Ruth signs 2-year contract for $160,000 with NY Yankee GM Ed Barrow, wrongly predicts "No one will ever be paid more than Ruth"

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Grim, American baseball player (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Terry Sanford, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court (b. 1865)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

William Howard Taft, 27th US President (1909-13) and Chief Justice, dies at 72

27th US President William Howard Taft
27th US President
William Howard Taft