On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1930

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Broadway Theater opens at 1681 Broadway NYC
  • Cole Porter's musical "NYCers" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Alain Weber, French composer, born in Ch√Ęteau-Thierry
  • John Morressy, American sci-fi author (Starbrat, Greymantle, Kingsbane)
  • Julian Critchley, British politician (d. 2000)

Person of interestMaximilian Schell

Maximilian Schell, Swiss-Austrian actor and director (Odessa File, Julia), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2014)