What Happened on August 12, 1930

Historical Events

Historic Invention

Clarence Birdseye is granted a patent for method for quick freezing food (patent US 1773079 A)

Famous Birthdays

George SorosGeorge Soros (92 years old)

Hungarian-American investor and political activist (Open Society Foundation), born in Budapest, Hungary

  • Jack Scarbath, American College Football Hall of Fame quarterback (Uni of Maryland; Washington Redskins, Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2020)
  • Jacques Tits, Belgian mathematician
  • Ronald James Herron, architect
1930 Highlights

About August 12, 1930

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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