What Happened on January 30, 1926

Famous Birthdays

  • Lizbeth Webb, English soprano & stage actress, born in Reading, United Kingdom (d. 2013)
  • Vasily Arkhipov, Soviet-Russian naval officer who saved the world by refusing to launch a nuclear torpedo from submarine B-59 during the Cuban Missile Crisis, born in Zvorkovo, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (d. 1998)
Born in 1926

Famous Deaths

  • Barbara La Marr [Reatha Watson], American vaudeville and silent film actress (The White Moth), and screenwriter, dies from pulmonary tuberculosis and nephritis at 29
1926 Highlights

About January 30, 1926

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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