On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 1930

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 123 runs are scored in 7 major league games
  • North Sea floodgate at Ijmuiden (biggest in world) officially opens
  • Telephone connection Britain-Australia goes into service

Famous Birthdays

  • Alf Valentine, Jamaican cricketer (great West Indian lefty spinner)
  • Jean Rochefort, French actor (Man on the Train, The Artist and the Model), born in Paris, France (d. 2017)