August 30, 1901 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Hubert Cecil Booth patents vacuum cleaner

Birthdays in History

  • John Gunther, author/host (John Gunther's High Road), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Roy Wilkins, American civil rights activist and longtime executive director of NAACP, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1981)