On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1930

Famous Birthdays

  • Conn Findlay, American rower (Olympic gold coxed pair 1956, 64) and sailor (Olympic bronze Tempest 1976), born in Stockton, California (d. 2021)
  • Jerome Callet, American musician and designer of brass instruments, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2019)
  • Richard Donner [Schwartzberg], American television and film director (Twilight Zone; The Omen, Superman; Lethal Weapon; Scrooged), and producer (X-Men; Tales From The Crypt), born in The Bronx, New York City (d. 2021)

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Ernest Dudeney, English mathematician and puzzle maker, dies at 73
1930 Highlights

About April 24, 1930

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus