On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 1930

Historical Events

  • 113°F (45°C) at Perryville, Tennessee (state record)
  • Animated character Betty Boop debuts in Max Fleischer's cartoon "Dizzy Dishes"
  • Percy Williams runs world record 100m (10.3 sec)
1930 Highlights

About August 9, 1930

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo