On This Day

What Happened on April 10, 1930

Historical Events

  • Brilliant West Indian cricket batsman George Headley scores patient 223 in drawn 4th Test against England at Kingston, Jamaica
  • Thiokol synthetic rubber 1st produced in Yardley, New Jersey

Famous Birthdays

  • Dolores Huerta, American civil rights activist (co-founded United Farm Workers), born in Dawson, New Mexico
  • Hugh Morton, Baron Morton of Shuna, Scottish lawyer and judge, born in Mukden, Manchuria, China (d. 1995)
  • Norma Candal, Puerto Rican actress and comedian (La criada malcriada), born in Fajardo, Puerto Rico (d. 2006)
  • Shujauddin Butt, Pakistani cricketer (batted in 19 Tests for Pakistan 1954-62), born in Lahore, Punjab (d. 2006)
  • Spede Pasanen, Finnish film director and comedian, born in Kuopio, Finland (d. 2001)
1930 Highlights

About April 10, 1930

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries