On This Day

What Happened on November 18, 1930

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Musical "Smiles" with Bob Hope and Fred Astaire premieres in NYC

  • Sōka Kyōiku Gakkai, a Buddhist association later renamed Soka Gakkai, is founded by Japanese educators Tsunesaburo Makiguchi and Josei Toda.

Famous Birthdays

  • Sonja Edström-Ruthström, Swedish cross-country skier (Olympic gold 3 × 5k relay 1960), born in Luleå, Sweden (d. 2020)
1930 Highlights

About November 18, 1930

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 91 years and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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