On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1930

Historical Events

Sports History

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

Harold Pinter, British playwright and screenwriter (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? 91 years, 1 month and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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