On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 1930

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerry Tarkanian, basketball coach (California State, UNLV, 625-122)
  • 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 Heros, Supertrain, Here We Go Again), born in NYC, New York
  • Terry Nation, writer (Dr Who, Blake 7)
1930 Highlights

About August 8, 1930

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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