What Happened on October 11, 1930

Historical Events

  • Collingwood Football Club in Melbourne, Australia, won the VFL premiership for the fourth consecutive year.

Famous Birthdays

  • Arkady Shevchenko, Soviet diplomat who defected to the US (Foreign Ministry, 1958-73; United Nations Under-Secretary, 1973-78), born in Horlivka, Ukrainian SSR (d. 1998)
  • Bill Fischer, American baseball player, born in Wausau, Wisconsin
  • Harry Glaß, German ski jumper (Olympic bronze 1956), born in Klingenthal, Vogtland, Saxony, Germany (d. 1997)
  • Sam Johnson, American politician (Rep-R-Texas), born in San Antonio, Texas
1930 Highlights

About October 11, 1930

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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