On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1930

Historical Events

  • Remains of balloon expedition of Solamon August Andrées to North Pole in 1897, found at Kvit oya Spitsbergen
  • Supreme Court Justice John Force Crater disappears in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Abbey Lincoln [Anna Wooldridge], African-American civil rights activist, jazz vocalist, songwriter and actress (Nothing But a Man), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2010)
1930 Highlights

About August 6, 1930

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo