What Happened on November 5, 1930

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Film tv awardsFilm Awards

3rd Academy Awards: "All Quiet on the Western Front", George Arliss and Norma Shearer win

  • Nobel for literature awarded to Sinclair Lewis for "Babbitt"

Famous Birthdays

  • Clifford Irving, American novelist and investigative reporter (hoax autobiography of Howard Hughes), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • Herb Edelman, American actor (Good Guys, Strike Force, 9 to 5), born in Brooklyn, New York

Famous Deaths


Person of interestChristiaan Eijkman

Christiaan Eijkman, Dutch physician and bacteriologist (Nobel Prize in Medicine 1929), dies at 72

Physician and Nobel Laureate Christiaan Eijkman
Physician and Nobel Laureate
Christiaan Eijkman