On This Day

What Happened on January 30, 1935

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

Ezra Pound meets Benito Mussolini, reads from a draft of "Cantos"

Famous Birthdays

  • Elsa Martinelli, Italian actress (Indian Fighter), born in Grosseto, Tuscany, Italy (d. 2017)
  • John George Hughes, British academic and 9th bishop of Kensington (1987-1994), born in England (d. 1994)
  • Martin Taylor, former vice-chairman, Hanson
  • Richard Brautigan, novelist/poet (Trout Fishing in America), born in Tacoma, Washington