What Happened on October 14, 1930

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Ethel Mermans debuts on Broadway in "Girl Crazy"
  • George Gershwin/Walter Donaldsons musical premieres in NYC

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, US saxophonist/soul singer (Barefootin')

Famous Deaths

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