What Happened on December 25, 1930

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Mt Van Hoevenberg bobsled run at Lake Placid, NY opens, 1st US bobsled run open to public
  • Slinger Nitschke scores 142 SA v Qld at Adelaide before 5,422
  • Tasmania all out 280, WI 2-139 at Hobart Crowd 2,500

Famous Birthdays

  • Emmanuel Agassi, Iranian boxer and coach and father of Andre Agassi, born in Salmas, Iran
  • Salah Jaheen, Egyptian poet and cartoonist, born in Cairo, Egypt (d. 1986)

Famous Deaths

  • Harvey Worthington Loomis, American composer (Lyrics of the Red Man), dies at 65