What Happened on August 30, 1940

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

CBS news correspondent Mike Wallace (22) weds Norma Kaphan in Brookline, Massachusetts

Newscaster Mike Wallace
Newscaster
Mike Wallace

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

J. J. Thomson, English physicist who discovered the electron (Nobel 1906), dies at 83

Physicist J. J. Thomson
Physicist
J. J. Thomson