On This Day

What Happened on October 30, 1914

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Allied offensive at Ypres (Belgium), aka 'Wipers' during WWI begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Marion Ladewig, Mich, bowler (9 time woman bowler of year 1950-63)
  • Marius Hendrikus Flothuis, Dutch composer/author (Mozart biography)
  • Patsy Montana [Ruby Rose Blevins], American country singer, songwriter and yodeler (I Want To Be A Cowboys' Sweetheart), born in Beaudry, Arkansas (d. 1996)
  • Richard E Holz, American composer

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Stadler, German poet (Der Aufbruch), dies fighting in WWI at 31