On This Day

What Happened on April 12, 1930

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 4th Test Cricket WI v England ends in a draw after nine days
  • Wilfred Rhodes ends Test Cricket career aged 52 years 165 days

Famous Birthdays

  • Betty Clooney, American singer (Jack Paar Show), born in Maysville, Kentucky (d. 1976)
  • Bryan Magee, British philosopher, politician and broadcaster (Modern British Philosophy), born in London
  • Louw de Graaf, Dutch Assistant Secretary of Social Affairs (VDA)
  • Manuel Neri, American sculptor (life-size figurative sculptures), born in Sanger, California
  • Patrick Edmund Pery, 6th Earl of Limerick, Irish peer and public servant, born in London