On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 1930

Historical Events

  • Pontifical encyclical Casti connubii against mixed marriages
  • US tobacco industry produced 123 billion cigarettes in 1930

Famous Birthdays

  • Odetta [Odetta Holmes], American folk singer (Sanctuary), actress and civil rights activist, born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2008)
1930 Highlights

About December 31, 1930

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn