On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1930

Famous Birthdays

  • John Daly, British trade union leader
  • John Watts, British army and Chief of Defense (Omani Armed Forces), born in Portsmouth, England (d. 2003)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Journalist H. L. Mencken (49) weds author Sara Haardt (32) at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church

Journalist and Critic H. L. Mencken
Journalist and Critic
H. L. Mencken

Famous Deaths

  • Didericus van Epen, Dutch genealogist (Dutch Patriarch, dies at 62
1930 Highlights

About August 27, 1930

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo