On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1930

Famous Birthdays

  • David G. Compton, British sci-fi author (Synthajoy, Radio Plays), born in London, England
  • Frank McCourt, Irish-American Pulitzer Prize winning author (Angela's Ashes), and teacher, born in Brooklyn, New York City (d. 2009)
1930 Highlights

About August 19, 1930

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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