On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 1930

Historical Events

  • LPGA Western Open Women's Golf, Acacia CC: Lucia Mida beats June Beebe 6 & 5 to win the inaugural event and first women's major championship ever played

Historic Expedition

Richard E. Byrd, Laurence McKinley Gould, and their polar expedition team return to the United States following the first exploration of the interior of Antarctica

Aviator and Polar Explorer Richard E. Byrd
Aviator and Polar Explorer
Richard E. Byrd

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Stout, Prime Minister of New Zealand (1884-87), dies at 85
1930 Highlights

About July 19, 1930

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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