On This Day

What Happened on July 30, 1909

Historical Events

  • French chemist Eugène Schueller founds L'Oréal with his new range of hair dyes
  • John Heyder becomes president of baseball's National League

Famous Birthdays

  • C. Northcote Parkinson, English historian (Pursuit of Progress), born in Barnard Castle, County Durham, England (d. 1993)
1909 Highlights

About July 30, 1909

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo