On This Day

What Happened on August 30, 1906

Historical Events

  • Hal Chase becomes 1st NY Yankee to hit three triples in a game
  • NY Highlander Joe Doyle debuts pitching back-to-back shut-outs

Famous Birthdays

  • Elizabeth Pakenham, Countess of Longford, British historian, born in London (d. 2002)
  • [Rose] Joan Blondell, American actress (Grease, The Blue Veil), born in NYC, New York (d. 1979)

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Auer, Swiss-Austrian architect, dies at 59
1906 Highlights

About August 30, 1906

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo