On This Day

What Happened on November 18, 1930

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Premiere

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

Actor and Dancer Fred Astaire
Actor and Dancer
Fred Astaire
Entertainer and TV Personality Bob Hope
Entertainer and TV Personality
Bob Hope
  • 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? 90 years and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio