On This Day

What Happened on March 13, 1930

Historical Events

  • Clyde Tombaugh announces discovery of Pluto at Lowell Observatory

Famous Birthdays

  • (Richard Allen) "Blue" Mitchell, American jazz trumpeter (Horace Silver Quintet; Riverside; Blue Note), born in Miami, Florida (d. 1979)
  • Doug Harvey, American National League umpire (Baseball Hall of Fame 2010), born in South Gate, California (d. 2018)

Famous Deaths

  • Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman, American writer (Revolt of Mother), dies at 77
1930 Highlights

About March 13, 1930

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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