What Happened on September 24, 1930

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • G Kaufman & M Hart's "Once in a Lifetime" premieres in NY
  • Noel Coward's "Private Lives" premieres in London
  • Portsmouth beats Brooklyn in 1st NFL game played under floodlights

Famous Birthdays

  • Angelo Muscat, Maltese actor (d. 1977)
  • John Watts Young, astronaut (Gem 3 10, Apol 10 16, STS 1 9), born in San Francisco, California
  • Józef Krupiński, Polish poet (d. 1998)

Famous Deaths

  • William A. MacCorkle, Governor of West Virginia (b. 1857)