On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1930

Historical Events

  • Musical "Sweet & Low" with Fanny Brice premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Mathias, American decathlete (Olympic gold 1948, 52) and congressman, born in Tulare, California (d. 2006)
  • Brian Lenihan, snr, Irish politician and minister, born in Dundalk, County Louth (d. 1995)
  • David Werner Amram, composer (Splendor in the Grass), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1930 Highlights

About November 17, 1930

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio