What Happened on January 30, 1911

Historical Events

  • 1st rescue of an air passenger by a ship, near Havana, Cuba
  • The Canadian Naval Service becomes the Royal Canadian Navy

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander George Ogston, British biochemist, and educator (professor at Australian National University, 1959-70; president of Trinity College - Oxford, 1970-78), born in Bombay, British India (d. 1996)
  • Hugh Marlowe [Hipple], American actor (All About Eve; Ellery Queen), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1982)
  • Roy Eldridge, American jazz trumpet player (Gene Krupa, Artie Shaw), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1989)
Born in 1911

About January 30, 1911

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 4 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius