On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1930

Historical Events

  • "Happy Days Are Here Again" by Benny Mereoff hits #1

Famous Birthdays

  • Alejandro Rey, Argentine-American actor and director (Carlos-Flying Nun), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1987)
  • Arlan Stangeland, (Rep-R-MN, 1977-1991), (d. 2013)
  • Catherine Hardy, Carollton Ga, 4x100m runner (Olympic gold 1952)
  • James Deetz, American anthropologist (d. 2000)
  • Manuel Castillo, Andalusian classical pianist and composer, born in Seville, Spain (d. 2005)
1930 Highlights

About February 8, 1930

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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