What Happened on August 8, 1930

Historical Events

  • MLB St Louis Cardinals are 12 games back in NL, & go on to win pennant

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerry Tarkanian, American collegiate basketball coach (California State, UNLV, Fresno State; career record: 784–202), born in Euclid, Ohio (d. 2015)
  • Joan Mondale (née Adams;), American artist, author, and wife of US vice-president Walter Mondale, born in Eugene, Oregon (d. 2014)
  • Nita Talbot [Anita Sokol], American actress (Hogan's Heroes; Supertrain; Here We Go Again), born in NYC, New York
  • Terry Nation, British screenwriter (Dr Who; Blake 7), and novelist, born in Cardiff, Wales (d. 1997)
Born in 1930
1930 Highlights

About August 8, 1930

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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