Historical Events in November 1930

Royal Coronation

Nov 2 Coronation of Ras Tafari Makonnen as Haile Selassie I, 225th Emperor of Ethiopian Solmonic Dynasty

Historic Event

Nov 3 Bank of Italy renamed Bank of America

  • Nov 3 First vehicular tunnel to a foreign country (Detroit-Windsor) opens

Coup d'état

Nov 3 Getúlio Dornelles Vargas became Head of the Provisional Government in Brazil after a bloodless coup on October 24.

Academy Awards

Nov 5 3rd Academy Awards: "All Quiet on the Western Front", George Arliss (Disraeli) and Norma Shearer (The Divorcee) win

  • Nov 5 Nobel for literature awarded to Sinclair Lewis for "Babbitt"
  • Nov 8 Friedrich Wolf's "Die Matrosen von Cattaro" premieres in Berlin
  • Nov 9 1st nonstop airplane flight from NY to Panama

Historic Invention

Nov 11 Patent number US1781541 is awarded to Albert Einstein and Leó Szilárd for their invention of the Einstein refrigerator

  • Nov 13 WA Drake's "Grand Hotel" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 17 Musical "Sweet & Low" with Fanny Brice premieres in NYC
  • Nov 18 Sōka Kyōiku Gakkai, a Buddhist association later renamed Soka Gakkai, is founded by Japanese educators Tsunesaburo Makiguchi and Josei Toda.
  • Nov 22 1st Irish Sweepstake run
  • Nov 22 1st US football game broadcast to England (Harvard 13, Yale 0)

Historic Event

Nov 22 Elijah Muhammad forms Nation of Islam in Detroit

  • Nov 23 NY Giant Hap Moran runs 91 yards for a TD from a scrimmage
  • Nov 24 Ruth Nichols sets women's transcontinental air flight record (Mineola, NY to California), in a Lockheed-Vega
  • Nov 25 Ito, Japan records 690 earthquake shocks in 1 day

Sports History

Nov 25 Sporting News picks Bill Terry as NL MVP & Joe Cronin as AL MVP

Music Premiere

Nov 28 Howard Hanson's 2nd Symphony "Romantic" premieres