On This Day

What Happened on August 30, 1943

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • David Henry Maslanka, American composer, born in New Bedford, Massachusetts (d. 2017)
  • Jean-Claude Killy, French alpine skier (3 Olympic gold 1968), born in Paris, France

Person of interestRobert Crumb

Robert Crumb, American cartoonist (Father Time, Fritz Cat), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Cartoonist Robert Crumb
Cartoonist
Robert Crumb

Famous Deaths

  • A[braham] Merritt, American sci-fi author (The Moon Pool, Burn Witch Bun ), dies from a heart attack at 58