On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1930

Historical Events

  • The last 36 remaining inhabitants of St Kilda are voluntarily evacuated to other parts of Scotland.

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacques Bouchard, Canadian advertising executive, born in Montreal, Québec, Canada (d. 2006)
  • Marius van Amelsvoort, Dutch politician (CDA), born in Kaatsheuvel, the Netherlands (d. 2006)

Famous Deaths

  • William Archibald Spooner, English writer (b. 1844)
1930 Highlights

About August 29, 1930

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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