What Happened on August 30, 1949

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Roly Jenkins (Worcs v Surrey) takes his 2nd hat-trick of the game
  • WTVN (now WSYX) TV channel 6 in Columbus, OH (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Collins, American actor and comedian (d. 1994)
  • Don Boudria, Canadian politician
  • Peter Maffay, German musician
  • Ted Ammon, American financier (d. 2001)

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Fielder, England cricket fast bowler (6 Tests 1903-08), dies