On This Day

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

  • 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)
  • Sir Alexander Ogston, British surgeon (discovered Staphylococcus), born in Aberdeen, Scotland (d. 1929)
1911 Highlights

About January 30, 1911

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius