What Happened on October 14, 1930

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Premiere

George Gershwin and Ira Gershin's musical "Girl Crazy" starring Ginger Rogers and Ethel Merman premieres in NYC

Actress and Dancer Ginger Rogers
Actress and Dancer
Ginger Rogers

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestMobutu Sese Seko

Mobutu Sese Seko, Dictator and President of Zaire (1965-97), born in Lisala, Democratic Republic of the Congo (d. 1997)

President of Zaire Mobutu Sese Seko
President of Zaire
Mobutu Sese Seko
  • Robert Parker, American saxophonist and soul singer (Barefootin'), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Famous Deaths

  • Sam[uel] van Houten, lib minister (Child labor laws), dies