On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 1919

Famous Birthdays

  • Ed Yost, American inventor of the modern hot air balloon and known as "Father of the Modern Day Hot-Air Balloon.", born in Bristow, Iowa (d. 2007)
  • Lee Krieger, American actor (Clambake, One Way Wahini), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1967)

Famous Deaths

John William Strutt

John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, English physicist and discoverer of argon (Nobel Prize 1904), dies at 76

1919 Highlights

About June 30, 1919

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Cancer