On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1930

Historical Events

  • AP votes Joe Cronin unofficial AL MVP & BWA names Hack Wilson NL MVP
  • Yankees announce signing Joe McCarthy to manage for 4 years

Famous Birthdays

  • Adlai Stevenson III, American politician (U.S. Senator from Illinois), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Harold Pinter, British playwright (The Homecoming, Servant), born in London, England (d. 2008)
  • Konstantin Vyrupayev, Soviet wrestler (Greco-Roman Bantamweight Olympic Gold 1956), born in Irkutsk, Russia (d. 2012)
  • Mustafa Zaidi, Pakistani Urdu poet, born in Allahabad, India (d. 1970)

Famous Deaths

  • Adolf Engler, German botanist (b. 1844)
1930 Highlights

About October 10, 1930

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra