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


LoveWedding of Interest

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

First Black Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall
First Black Supreme Court Justice
Thurgood Marshall

1930 Highlights

About September 4, 1930

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo