On This Day

What Happened on April 12, 1930

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
  • Johnny Antonelli, American baseball pitcher (6 × MLB All-Star 1954, 56–59²; World Series, NL ERA leader 1954; SF Giants), born in Rochester, New York (d. 2020)
  • 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
1930 Highlights

About April 12, 1930

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries