What Happened on October 1, 1930

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • World Series opens at Phila's Shibe Park, Philadelphia A's beat St Louis 5-2

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Gardner, Australian racing driver
  • Naimatullah Khan, Pakistani politician
  • Philippe Noiret, Lille France, actor (Soleil, Les Milles, Il Postino)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

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, composer, dies at 84