On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1930

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • J E Mills scores 117 on Test Cricket debut, NZ v England, Wellington
  • Stewie Dempster scores New Zealand's 1st Test century

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernard Matthews, English turkey farmer (Bernard Matthews Farms), born in Brooke, England (d. 2010)

Famous Deaths

  • Rebecca Latimer Felton, American writer and politician (first woman to serve as U.S. Senator (Georgia)), dies at 94