November 3, 1930 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Bank of Italy renamed Bank of America
  • First vehicular tunnel to a foreign country (Detroit-Windsor) opens

BattleCoup d'état

Getúlio Dornelles Vargas became Head of the Provisional Government in Brazil after a bloodless coup on October 24.

President and Dictator of Brazil Getulio Vargas
President and Dictator of Brazil
Getulio Vargas

Birthdays in History

  • D. James Kennedy, American theologian (d. 2007)
  • Philip M Crane, (Rep-R-IL, 1969- )
  • William H Dana, pilot (X-15)

Deaths in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Alfred Wegener, German polar researcher and meteorologist (continental shift), dies while on an expedition to Greenland (date is approximate)

Meteorologist, Geologist, Astronomist Alfred Wegener
Meteorologist, Geologist, Astronomist
Alfred Wegener