On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1930

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlos Hugo of Bourbon-Parma, Duke of Parma
  • Dorothy Tutin, British actress (Importance of Being Earnest; Cromwell), born in London, England (d. 2001)
  • John Reardon, American stage actor and operatic baritone (Metropolitan Opera, 1965-77), born in NYC, New York (d. 1988)
  • Julien Van Remoortere [Piet Mortelman], Flemish writer (Fist), born in Beveren, Belgium (d. 2018)
  • Mary Moore, English principal (St Hilda's College, Oxford) (d. 2017)
1930 Highlights

About April 8, 1930

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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