On This Day

Historical Events in February 1930

  • Feb 1 Arnold Sch√∂nbergs opera, Von heute auf Morgen premieres in Frankfurt

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Feb 3 William Howard Taft resigns as US chief justice for health reasons

27th US President William Howard Taft
27th US President
William Howard Taft
  • Feb 3 The Indochinese Communist Party of Vietnam is established
  • Feb 4 1st tieless, soundless, shockless streetcar tracks, New Orleans
  • Feb 5 5th Aliyah to Israel begins
  • Feb 8 "Happy Days Are Here Again" by Benny Mereoff hits #1
  • Feb 10 Grain Stabilization Corporation authorized by Congress
  • Feb 15 Weona beats Toluca in Illinois Basketball Tournament in 10 overtimes
  • Feb 17 French government of Andr√© Tardieu falls for the first time
  • Feb 18 Cow flown & milked, milk sealed in paper containers & parachuted
  • Feb 18 Luigi Pirandello's "Come Tu Mi Vuoi" premieres in Milan
  • Feb 18 Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart's "Simple Simon" premieres in NYC
  • Feb 18 US astronomer Clyde Tombaugh discovers Pluto
  • Feb 20 Capelle soccer team forms
  • Feb 21 Marc Connelly's "Green Pastures" premieres in NYC
  • Feb 25 Check photographing device patented
  • Feb 25 George Headley completes twin tons in Test Cricket v England (114 & 112)
  • Feb 26 "Green Pastures" opens at Mansfield Theater
  • Feb 26 1st red & green traffic lights installed (Manhattan NYC)
  • Feb 26 West Indies make 1st Test Cricket win, by 289 runs over England
  • Feb 27 Bouvet Island declared a Norwegian dependency