On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1930

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

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

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