On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1930

Historical Events

  • Brilliant West Indian cricket batsman George Headley scores 157 of 176 on debut on the 4th day of the drawn 1st Test against England in Bridgetown, Barbados

Famous Birthdays

  • Earl Hooker, American blues slide guitar player ("Blue Guitar"), born in Quitman County, Mississippi (d. 1970)
  • Eddie Graham, American professional wrestler, born in Chattanooga, Tennessee (d. 1985)
  • Michel Chapuis, French classical organist and pedagogue, born in Dole, France (d. 2017)

Famous Weddings

Estée Lauder

Businesswoman Estee Mentzer (23) weds businessman Joseph Lauter (later Lauder)

1930 Highlights

About January 15, 1930

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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