On This Day

What Happened on January 30, 1926

Famous Birthdays

  • Lizbeth Webb, English soprano & stage actress, born in Reading, United Kingdom (d. 2013)
  • Vasili Arkhipov, Soviet Russian Navy submarine officer credited with successfully arguing against a Soviet nuclear strike during the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, born in Staraya Kupavna, Russia (d. 1998)

Famous Deaths

  • Barbara La Marr, American actress (The White Moth), dies at 29
1926 Highlights

About January 30, 1926

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius