On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 1930

Historical Events

  • Edwin Justus Mayer's "Children of Darkness" premieres in NYC
  • Marguerite Perey discovers francium (Fr), the last naturally occurring element to be found

Famous Birthdays

  • Eddie LeBaron, American NFL quarterback (Pro Bowl 1955, 57, 58, 62; Washington Redskins, Dallas Cowboys), born in San Rafael, California (d. 2015)
1930 Highlights

About January 7, 1930

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 10 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn