On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1930

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Kelly, chief constable (Staffordshire England)
  • Jacques Derrida, French philosopher (d. 2004)
  • Stephen Smale, American mathematician
  • Toshiya Sukegawa, Japanese contemporary classical and electro-acoustic composer (The Eternal Morning 1945.8.6; A Projection), born in Sapporo, Japan (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

  • Leopold von Auer, Hungarian-American violinist, dies at 85
1930 Highlights

About July 15, 1930

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 91 years and 3 months
Leap Year: No

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