On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1930

Historical Events

  • Earthquake strikes Ariano in Italy, 1,500 killed
  • Pitts Pie Traynor ends both games with HRs (1st in 9th, 2nd in 13th)

Famous Birthdays

  • Roger Hassenforder, French racing cyclist (8 stage wins Tour de France 1955-59), born in Sausheim, France (d. 2021)

Famous Deaths

  • Glenn Curtiss, American aviation pioneer and airplane builder, dies at 52
1930 Highlights

About July 23, 1930

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 91 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo