On This Day

What Happened on August 30, 1941

Historical Events

  • St Louis Card Lon Warneke no-hits Cincinnati Reds, 2-0

Historic Event

Winston Churchill approves a nuclear programme (Tube Alloys), first national leader to do so

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Jones, American politician and actor (The Dukes of Hazzard), born in Tarboro, North Carolina
  • John McNally, English rock guitarist and vocalist (Searchers - "Needles And Pins"), born in Liverpool, England
  • Sue MacGregor, BBC 4 radio broadcaster (Woman's Hour), born in Oxford, England

Famous Deaths

  • Peder Oluf Pedersen, Danish engineer and physicist, dies at 67
1941 Highlights

About August 30, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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