On This Day

What Happened on August 30, 1912

Historical Events

  • St Louis Brown Earl Hamilton no-hits Detroit Tigers, 5-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Mills Purcell, American physicist (Nobel 1952), born in Taylorville, Illinois (d. 1997)
  • Nancy Wake, New Zealand-born World War II secret agent (Special Operations Executive), born in Wellington, New Zealand (d. 2011)
1912 Highlights

About August 30, 1912

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo