On This Day

What Happened on October 15, 1930

Famous Birthdays

  • FM-2030 [Fereidoun M. Esfandiary], Iranian-American author and transhumanist (Are You a Transhuman?), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 2000)
  • Phillipe Leroy, French actor (Night Porter, Leonardo da Vinci), born in Paris, France

Famous Deaths


Person of interestHerbert Henry Dow

Herbert Henry Dow, American chemical industrialist (Dow Chemical), dies from cirrhosis of the liver at 64

Chemical Industrialist Herbert Henry Dow
Chemical Industrialist
Herbert Henry Dow

1930 Highlights

About October 15, 1930

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra