On This Day

What Happened on December 25, 1930

Historical Events

  • Mt, Van Hoevenberg bobsled run at Lake Placid, NY opens; first American 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 tennis coach (father of Andre Agassi), born in Salmas, Iran (d. 2021)
  • 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
1930 Highlights

About December 25, 1930

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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