On This Day

What Happened on December 30, 1935

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Italian bombers destroy Swedish Red Cross unit in Ethiopia

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruno Canino, Italian composer, born in Naples, Italy
  • Jack Riley, American actor (The Bob Newhart Show), born in Cleveland (d. 2016)
  • Omar Bongo, 2nd President of Gabon (1967-2009), born in Lewai, French Equatorial Africa [now Bongoville, Gabon] (d. 2009)
  • Sandy Koufax [Sanford Brown], American MLB pitcher (Dodgers '63, '65, '66, perfect-1967), born in Brooklyn, New York