What Happened on August 16, 1930

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st British Empire Games open in Hamilton, Canada
  • The first color sound cartoon "Fiddlesticks" by Ub Iwerks (ex Walt Disney studio) is released

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Gifford, American NFL halfback (NY Giants)/ABC sportscaster, born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2015)
  • Robert Culp, American actor, screenwriter, voice actor, and director (I Spy, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice), born in Oakland, California (d. 2010)

Person of interestTony Trabert

Tony Trabert, American tennis player (5-time Grand Slam singles winner)), born in Cincinnati, Ohio

Tennis Player and Five-Time Major Champion Tony Trabert
Tennis Player and Five-Time Major Champion
Tony Trabert