On This Day

What Happened on November 22, 1930

Historical Events

  • 1st Irish Sweepstake run
  • 1st US football game broadcast to England (Harvard 13, Yale 0)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Elijah Muhammad forms Nation of Islam in Detroit

Religious Leader Elijah Muhammad
Religious Leader
Elijah Muhammad

Famous Birthdays

  • John P. Schiffer, American nuclear physicist, born in Budapest
  • Owen Kay Garriott, American electrical engineer and NASA astronaut (Skylab 3; STS-9), born in Enid, Oklahoma (d. 2019)
  • Peter Hall, English stage, film and opera director (Royal Shakespeare Company, National Theatre director), born in Bury St Edmunds, England (d. 2017)
  • Peter Hurford, British organist, composer and choral conductor (St. Albans Cathedral), born in Minehead, England (d. 2019)
1930 Highlights

About November 22, 1930

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 10 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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