What Happened on November 5, 1930

Historical Events

Academy Awards

3rd Academy Awards: "All Quiet on the Western Front", George Arliss (Disraeli) and Norma Shearer (The Divorcee) 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)

Famous Deaths

Christiaan EijkmanChristiaan Eijkman (1858-1930)

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

1930 Highlights

About November 5, 1930

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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