What Happened on April 3, 1930

Historical Events

Academy Awards

2nd Academy Awards: "The Broadway Melody", Warner Baxter & Mary Pickford win. First time Academy Awards are broadcast on the radio.

Sports History

Stanley Cup Final, Montreal Forum, Montreal, Quebec: Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 4-3 for a 2-0 series sweep and their 3rd Championship

Famous Birthdays

Helmut KohlHelmut Kohl (1930-2017)

German chancellor (West Germany, 1982-90, unified Germany, 1990-98), born in Ludwigshafen, Weimar Republic

  • Lawton Chiles, U.S. Senator from Florida (1971-89) and Governor of Florida (1991-98), born in Lakeland, Florida (d. 1998)
  • Max Frankel, American journalist (Tables of Id of Organic Compounds), born in Gera, Germany
  • Wally Moon, American baseball player, born in Bay, Arkansas (d. 2018)

Famous Deaths

  • Emma Albani, Canadian operatic soprano, dies at 82
1930 Highlights

About April 3, 1930

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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