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 (Olympic-3 golds-1968), born in Paris, France

Person of interestRobert Crumb

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

Cartoonist Robert Crumb
Robert Crumb

Famous Deaths

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