On This Day

What Happened on March 30, 1950

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Phototransistor invention announced, Murray Hill, New Jersey

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Ball, English guitarist (Procul Harum), born in Birmingham (d. 2015)
  • Dave McCurdy, (Rep-D-OK, 1981- )
  • Eugene Bowen, composer (Wonder's Edge)

Person of interestRobbie Coltrane

Robbie Coltrane, Scottish actor (Harry Potter films) and comedian, born in Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire

Actor and Comedian Robbie Coltrane
Actor and Comedian
Robbie Coltrane
  • Rupert Greenall, rock keyboardist (Fixx)

Famous Deaths

  • Léon Blum, Prime Minister of France (People's Front Government), dies at 77