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
Astronaut
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? 90 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius