What Happened on February 23, 1930

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Dillon, American NFL defensive back (second to record 50 interceptions), born in Temple, Texas (d. 2019)
  • Gerry Davis, British screenwriter (Dr Who) (d. 1991)
  • Harry Boldt, German Fed Rep, equestrian dressage (Olympic gold 1976)
  • Imre Gyongyossy, filmmaker
  • Jef Geeraerts, Flemish writer (Black Venus)
  • Johnny Seven [Fetto], American actor (Ironside, Amy Prentiss), born in NYC, New York (d. 2010)
Born in 1930

Famous Deaths

  • Horst Wessel, German nazi lyricist (Fahne Hoch), dies at 22
  • Mabel Normand [Muriel Fortescue], American silent-film actress, director and comedienne (Mickey), dies of tuberculosis at 35
1930 Highlights

About February 23, 1930

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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