On This Day

What Happened on October 4, 1930

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Philadelphia Athletics' Jack Quinn aged 47, oldest to play in World Series; pitches 2 innings in Game 3, 5-0 defeat to St. Louis; win series, 4-2

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Wade, American NFL quarterback (Pro Bowl 1958, 63; LA Rams, Chicago Bears), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 2016)
  • J√≥zsef Soproni, Hungarian composer and educator, born in Sopron