On This Day

What Happened on August 30, 1940

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

CBS news correspondent Mike Wallace (22) weds Norma Kaphan in Brookline, Massachusetts

Newscaster Mike Wallace
Mike Wallace

Famous Deaths

Person of interestJ. J. Thomson

J. J. Thomson, English physicist who discovered the electron (Nobel 1906), dies at 83

Physicist J. J. Thomson
J. J. Thomson