On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1930

Historical Events


InventionHistoric Invention

Patent number US1781541 is awarded to Albert Einstein and Leó Szilárd for their invention of the Einstein refrigerator

Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein
Theoretical Physicist
Albert Einstein
Physicist and Inventor Leó Szilárd
Physicist and Inventor
Leó Szilárd

Famous Birthdays

  • Hank Garland, American guitar virtuoso (d. 2004)
  • Hugh Everett, American physicist (many-worlds-interpretation of quantum physics), born in Washington D.C. (d. 1982)
  • Kenneth Fleetwood, English fashion designer (Hardy Amies, dressed Queen Elizabeth II), born in Wigan, England (d. 1996)
  • Vernon Handley, English conductor, born in Enfield, England (d. 2008)

Famous Deaths

  • William Whysall, British cricketer (4 Tests for England 1924-30), dies at 43
1930 Highlights

About November 11, 1930

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 8 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio