On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1930

Historical Events

  • Cow flown & milked, milk sealed in paper containers & parachuted
  • Luigi Pirandello's "Come Tu Mi Vuoi" premieres in Milan

Music Premiere

Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart's musical "Simple Simon" premieres in NYC

  • US astronomer Clyde Tombaugh discovers Pluto

Famous Birthdays

  • Gahan Wilson, American author and cartoonist known as the "Michelangelo of the Macabre", born in Evanston, Illinois (d. 2019) [1]
  • Theodore C Freeman, Haverford Penn, capt USAF/astronaut
1930 Highlights

About February 18, 1930

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 9 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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