On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1930

Historical Events

  • 1st detection of airplane using reflected radio waves, a precursor to radar, by US Naval Research Laboratory engineers, Anacostia, Washington, D.C.
  • Ground is broken for construction of Cleveland Stadium, home of MLB Indians, 1932 to 1993, and NFL Browns, 1946-95

Famous Birthdays

  • Herbert C Klein, American businessman, and politician (US House of Representatives (D) - New Jersey, 1993-95), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • William B. Ziff Jr., American magazine publishing executive, (Modern Bride, Popular Electronics, PC Magazine), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2006)
1930 Highlights

About June 24, 1930

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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