On This Day

What Happened on September 4, 1930

Historical Events

  • Cambridge Theatre opens in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerry Ragovoy, American songwriter and producer ("Piece Of My Heart"; "Time Is On My Side"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2011)
  • Norman Dorsen, American lawyer, human rights advocate and president of the American Civil Liberties Union, born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2017)

Famous Weddings

Thurgood Marshall

Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall (21) weds Vivien Burey at First African Baptist Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1930 Highlights

About September 4, 1930

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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