On This Day

What Happened on October 30, 1928

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Nathans, American microbiologist (Nobel 1978 - discovery of restriction enzymes and their application in restriction mapping), born in Wilmington, Delaware (d. 1999)
  • Ernest Flatt, American choreographer (The Carol Burnett Show), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 1995)
  • Michael Andrews, British painter, born in Norwich, England (d. 1995)
  • William Campbell, American actor (Jerry-Cannonball, Luke-Dynasty), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2011)

Famous Deaths

  • Oscar George Theodore Sonneck, American musicologist, dies at 55
1928 Highlights

About October 30, 1928

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio