What Happened on November 5, 1930

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 3rd Academy Awards: "All Quiet on the Western Front", George Arliss & Norma Shearer win
  • Nobel for literature awarded to Sinclair Lewis for "Babbitt"

Famous Birthdays

  • Herb Edelman, American actor (Good Guys, Strike Force, 9 to 5), born in Brooklyn, New York

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Christiaan Eijkman, Dutch physician and pathologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1858)

Physician and Nobel Laureate Christiaan Eijkman
Physician and Nobel Laureate
Christiaan Eijkman