On This Day

What Happened on July 30, 1924

Famous Birthdays

  • C. T. Vivian, American civil rights activist, worked with Martin Luther King, born in Boonville, Missouri (d. 2020)
  • Christopher Shaw, British composer, born in London (d. 1995)
  • William H. Gass, American novelist and philosopher (Omensetter's Luck), born in Fargo, North Dakota (d. 2017)
1924 Highlights

About July 30, 1924

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo