On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1930

Famous Birthdays

  • James Gerald Gulliver, Scottish businessman (Argyll Foods), born in Campbeltown, Scotland (d. 1996)

Person of interestTed Hughes

Ted Hughes, English Poet and translator (British Poet Laureate 1984-98), born in Mytholmroyd, Yorkshire (d. 1998)


1930 Highlights

About August 17, 1930

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo