On This Day

What Happened on August 18, 1930

Historical Events

  • Eastern Airlines begins passenger service

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Barger, Lewistown Pa, baseball pres (Pittsburgh Pirates, Fla Marlins)
  • Gene Bartow, American College Basketball Hall of Fame coach (US National Team 1974; Valparaiso, Memphis State, Illinois, UCLA), born in Browning, Missouri (d. 2012)
  • Liviu Librescu, Israeli professor, killed in the Virginia Tech massacre
1930 Highlights

About August 18, 1930

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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