What Happened on September 8, 1930

Historical Events

  • 1st appearance of comic strip "Blondie"
  • American inventor Richard Gurley Drew creates Scotch tape
  • NYC public schools begin teaching Hebrew

Famous Birthdays

  • Emilio Azcarraga Milmo, American Mexican media tycoon (Televisa), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1997)
  • Jeannette Altwegg, English figure skater (Olympic gold 1952), born in Bombay, India
  • Mario Adorf, German actor (The Tin Drum, Bachelor, Abyssinia), born in Zurich, Switzerland
  • Nguyễn Cao Kỳ, Premier of South Vietnam (1965-67), born in Sơn Tây, Indochina (d. 2011)
  • Robert W. Firestone, American author and clinical psychologist, born in Brooklyn, New York
1930 Highlights

About September 8, 1930

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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