On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1930

Famous Birthdays

  • Edgar Hovhannisyan, Armenian composer, born in Yerevan, Armenia (d. 1998)
  • Johnny Grande, American accordion and piano player (The Saddlemen; Bill Haley's Comets), and songwriter ("Birth of the Boogie"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2006)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

American author John Steinbeck (27) weds Carol Henning (23) in Los Angeles, California (divorced 1942)

1930 Highlights

About January 14, 1930

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn