On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1930

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Remains of balloon expedition of Solamon August AndrĂ©es 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)