What Happened on October 24, 1930

Historical Events

Coup d'état

A bloodless coup d'état in Brazil ousts Washington Luís Pereira de Sousa, the last President of the First Republic. Getúlio Vargas then installed as "provisional president."

Famous Birthdays

  • Johan Galtung, Norwegian polemologist (Meaning of Nonviolence), born in Oslo, Norway
  • Sultan Ahmad Shah, 7th King of Malaysia (1979-84), born in Pekan, Pahang, Federated Malay States, British Malaya (d. 2019)
  • The Big Bopper [Jiles Perry Richardson], American radio disc jockey, singer and songwriter (Chantilly Lace; White Lightning), born in Sabine Pass, Texas (d. 1959)

Famous Deaths

  • Renaat Verheijen, Flemish actor and director (Dr Faustus), dies at 26
1930 Highlights

About October 24, 1930

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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