On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1930

Historical Events

  • 1st US indoor glider flight, St Louis Terminal Building

Famous Birthdays

  • Emma Penella, Spanish actress, born in Madrid, Spain (d. 2007)
  • Jan van Noor, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (CDA)
  • John Cullum, American singer and actor (Hamlet, Hawaii, Northern Exposure), born in Knoxville, Tennessee

Famous Deaths


Person of interestD. H. Lawrence

D. H. Lawrence, English poet and writer (Lady Chatterley's Lover), dies of tuberculosis at 44


1930 Highlights

About March 2, 1930

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces