What Happened on October 8, 1930

Historical Events

  • Baseball World Series: Philadelphia A's beat St Louis Cards, 7-1 at Shibe Park for a 4 games to 2 series victory to retain title

Famous Birthdays

  • (Park Frederick) "Pepper" Adams, American jazz saxophonist (Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Big Band), born in Highland Park, Michigan
  • Faith Ringgold, American artist (We Came to America), born in Harlem, New York
  • James Olsen, American actor (Andromeda Strain, Spell), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Tōru Takemitsu, Japanese classical music and film score composer (November Steps; Ran), born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 1996)
1930 Highlights

About October 8, 1930

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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