On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1930

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Gardner, Australian auto racer (European F5000 1971; British Touring Car Championship 1967-68, 73), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Naimatullah Khan, Pakistani politician
  • Philippe Noiret, French actor (Nuovo cinema Paradiso, Soleil, Les Milles, Il Postino), born in Lille, Nord (d. 2006)

Person of interestRichard Harris

Richard Harris, Irish actor (Man Called Horse) and singer (MacArthur Park), born in Limerick, Ireland (d. 2002)

Actor and Singer Richard Harris
Actor and Singer
Richard Harris

Famous Deaths

  • Ricardo Drigo, Italian composer, dies at 84
1930 Highlights

About October 1, 1930

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra