On This Day

September 29, 1930 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • 1st Canadian football game played under lights, Hamilton-UBC
  • Boquerón battle ends Paraguay border dispute
  • NYC College offers 1st course in radio advertising

Birthdays in History

  • Colin Dexter, English crime writer (Inspector Morse), born in Stamford, Lincolnshire (d. 2017)
  • Peter Miller, British Chairman of Lloyd's Bank of London (d. 2018)

Deaths in History

  • Ilya Repin, Ukrainian-Russian painter (Reply of the Zaporozhian Cossacks), dies at 86
1930 in History