On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 1930

Historical Events

  • 1st US glider flight from a dirigible, Lakehurst, New Jersey

Famous Birthdays

  • Al De Lory, American session pianist, arranger, and record producer (Glen Campbell), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
  • Art Michalik, American football linebacker / guard (All-Pro 1953; Pro Bowl 1953; San Francisco 49ers, Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2021)
  • Joakim Bonnier, Swedish racecar driver (d. 1972)
  • Lynn Carlin [Mary Lynn Reynolds], American actress (Joan Hunter-James at 15, Faces), born in Los Angeles, California
1930 Highlights

About January 31, 1930

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 9 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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