What Happened on August 30, 1919

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Ernst Toller's "Die Wandlung" premieres in Berlin

Famous Birthdays

  • Kitty Wells, country singer (Grand Ole Opry), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 2012)
  • Maurice R. Hilleman, Miles City Montana, American Microbiologist who developed over 36 vaccines including measles, mumps, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, chickenpox, meningitis, pneumonia

Famous Deaths

  • Johann Sigurjonsson, Icelandic writer (Dr Rung), dies