What Happened on August 16, 1930

Historical Events

  • I 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 College-Pro Football HOF halfback (USC; 6 × First-team All-Pro, 8 × Pro Bowl; NY Giants) and broadcaster (ABC Monday Night Football), 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)

Tony Trabert (1930-2021)

American tennis player (Wimbledon 1955; US Open 1953, 55; French Open 1954, 55), born in Cincinnati, Ohio

Born in 1930

About August 16, 1930

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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