On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1930

Historical Events

  • Philadelphia A's beat St Louis Cards, 4 games to 2 in 27th World Series

Famous Birthdays

  • (Park Frederick) "Pepper" Adams, American jazz saxophonist (Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Big Band), born in Highland Park, Michigan
  • 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? 90 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra