What Happened on August 23, 1930

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st British Empire Games close in Hamilton, Canada

Sport awardTennis Open

44th U.S. Women's National Championship: Betty Nuthall Shoemaker beats Anna McCune Harper (6-1, 6-4)

Tennis Player Betty Nuthall
Tennis Player
Betty Nuthall

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Ireland, (Rep-R-FL, 1977- )
  • Jack Bannister, English cricketer (Warwickshire stalwart) and commentator (BBC), born in Wolverhampton, West Midlands (d. 2016)
  • John Fairclough, British scientific adviser
  • Michel Rocard, French politician, Prime Minister of France (1988-91), born in Courbevoie, Paris (d. 2016)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Vera Miles, American actress (Psycho), born in Boise City, Oklahoma

Actress Vera Miles
Vera Miles