On This Day

What Happened on January 20, 1930

Historical Events

  • 1st radio broadcast of "Lone Ranger" (WXYZ-Detroit)

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestBuzz Aldrin

Buzz Aldrin, American astronaut & fighter pilot (Gem 12, Ap 11), born in Montclair, New Jersey

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin
Buzz Aldrin
  • Raymond Van Gestel, Belgian soccer winger (5 caps; Lyra) and athlete (Belgian long jump champion), born in Mol, Belgium (d. 2020)
1930 Highlights

About January 20, 1930

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 8 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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