1930 in History (Part 3)

Events in History

Events 201 - 215 of 215


Nobel prizeNobel Prize

Dec 10 German chemist Hans Fischer is awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry for his work on haemin

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Hans Fischer
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Hans Fischer
  • Dec 11 Bank of the United States closes in New York City
  • Dec 12 Start of the 1st Australia v West Indies Test (at Adelaide)
  • Dec 13 French government of André Tardieu falls for the second time
  • Dec 13 Theodore Steeg forms French government

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 19 James Weldon Johnson resigns as executive secretary of NAACP

Writer and Civil Rights Activist James Weldon Johnson
Writer and Civil Rights Activist
James Weldon Johnson
  • Dec 22 Convention of Economic Rapprochement/Oslo Agreesments signed between some European countries in response to the Great Depression
  • Dec 23 Police Bureau of Criminal Alien Investigation started in NYC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 24 Sukarno sentenced to four years in prison by Indonesian authorities in Bandung, Dutch East Indies

1st President of Indonesia Sukarno
1st President of Indonesia
Sukarno
  • Dec 24 F Garcia Lorca's "La Zapatera Prodigiosa" premieres in Madrid
  • Dec 25 Slinger Nitschke scores 142 SA v Qld at Adelaide before 5,422
  • Dec 25 Tasmania all out 280, WI 2-139 at Hobart Crowd 2,500
  • Dec 29 Fred P. Newton completes longest swim ever (1826 miles), when he swam in the Mississippi River from Ford Dam, Minnesota, to New Orleans
  • Dec 31 Pontifical encyclical Casti connubii against mixed marriages
  • Dec 31 US tobacco industry produced 123 billion cigarettes in 1930

Birthdays in History

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 339

  • Jul 31 Oleg Popov, Russian clown and circus artist, born in Vyrubovo, Moscow (d. 2016)
  • Aug 1 Károly Grósz, Hungarian communist politician, born in Miskolc, Hungary (d. 1996)
  • Aug 1 Pierre Bourdieu, French sociologist and anthropologist, born in Denguin, France (d. 2002)
  • Aug 2 Ron de Lugo, American politician (Delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives from the U.S. Virgin Islands' at-large district 1981-95), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • Aug 2 Vali Myers, Australian painter, born in Canterbury, Sydney (d. 2003)
  • Aug 4 David M G Curry, South African Labour Party parliament leader
  • Aug 4 John Gorman, printer and socialist historian, born in Stratford, East London (d. 1996)
  • Aug 4 Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, Iranian shia cleric, born in Mashhad, Iran

Person of interestNeil Armstrong

Aug 5 Neil Armstrong, American X-15 pilot and astronaut - 1st man on the Moon (Gemini 8, Apollo 11), born in Wapakoneta Ohio, (d. 2012)

Astronaut & 1st Man on the Moon Neil Armstrong
Astronaut & 1st Man on the Moon
Neil Armstrong
  • Aug 5 Michal Kováč, President of Slovakia
  • Aug 8 Joan Mondale, wife of US vice-president Walter Mondale (1977-81)
  • Aug 8 Terry Nation, writer (Dr Who, Blake 7)
  • Aug 10 Barry Unsworth, novelist (Pascali's Island), (d. 2012)
  • Aug 11 Michael Quinlan, civil servant
  • Aug 11 William A O'Neal, (Gov-D-Ct)
  • Aug 12 Ronald James Herron, architect
  • Aug 12 Jacques Tits, Belgian mathematician

Person of interestGeorge Soros

Aug 12 George Soros [György Schwartz], Hungarian-American investor and political activist (Open Society Foundation), born in Budapest, Hungary

Investor and Political Activist George Soros
Investor and Political Activist
George Soros
  • Aug 14 Gerald B H Solomon, (Rep-R-New York, 1979- )
  • Aug 14 Lord Chorley, mountaineering enthusiast
  • Aug 15 Ageeda Paavel, Estonian freedom fighter
  • Aug 17 James Gulliver, businessman

Person of interestTed Hughes

Aug 17 Ted Hughes, Poet (British Poet Laureate 1984-98), born in Mytholmroyd, Yorkshire (d. 1998)

  • Aug 18 Liviu Librescu, Israeli professor, killed in the Virginia Tech massacre
  • Aug 19 D[avid] G[uy] Compton, UK, sci-fi author (Synthajoy, Radio Plays)
  • Aug 21 Margaret Rose Countess of Snowdon, Sister of Queen Elizabeth II , born in London, England
  • Aug 23 Andy Ireland, American politician (U.S. House of Representatives from Florida), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Aug 23 John Fairclough, British scientific adviser and computer designer, born in Yorkshire (d. 2003)
  • Aug 23 Michel Rocard, French politician, Prime Minister of France (1988-91), born in Courbevoie, Paris (d. 2016)
  • Aug 27 John Daly, British trade union leader
  • Aug 27 John Watts, British army and Chief of Defense (Omani Armed Forces), born in Portsmouth, England (d. 2003)
  • Aug 29 Marius van Amelsvoort, Dutch politician (CDA), born in Kaatsheuvel, the Netherlands (d. 2006)
  • Aug 29 Jacques Bouchard, Canadian advertising executive, born in Montreal, Québec, Canada (d. 2006)
  • Aug 30 Warren Burger, American author (The Midas Touch)

Person of interestWarren Buffett

Aug 30 Warren Buffett, American business magnate (world's wealthiest person in 2008), born in Omaha, Nebraska

Investor Warren Buffett
Investor
Warren Buffett
  • Aug 31 Owen B Pickett, American politician (Rep-D-Virginia 1987-2001), born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 2010)
  • Sep 1 Charles Correa, Indian architect (McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT), born in Secunderabad (d. 2015)
  • Sep 3 Cherry Barbara Grimm [Lockett], New Zealand sci-fi author (Nearest Fire), born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 2002)
  • Sep 3 Haty Tegelaar-Boonacker, Dutch politician and 2nd chamber member (CDA), born in Weesp, Netherlands (d. 1994)
  • Sep 4 Norman Dorsen, American lawyer, human rights advocate and president of the American Civil Liberties Union, born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2017)
  • Sep 6 Andre Beullens, Flemish painter, born in Brussels, Belgium
  • Sep 7 Baudouin I, King of Belgium (1951-93), born in Stuyvenberg Castle, Laeken, Brussels, Belgium (d. 1993)
  • Sep 8 Emilio Azcarraga Milmo, media tycoon
  • Sep 8 Nguyen Cao Ky, Premier of South Vietnam
  • Sep 8 Robert W. Firestone, Author, Artist, Clinical Psychologist
  • Sep 9 Frank Lucas, Drug Lord
  • Sep 10 Kenneth Kweku Sinaman Dadzie, diplomat
  • Sep 13 Robert Gavron, Baron Gavron, English publisher and multi-millionaire (St Ives Group), born in London (d. 2015)
  • Sep 14 Allan Bloom, American philosopher and author (Closing of the American Mind), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1992)
  • Sep 16 Ken Coates, MEP (Labour)
  • Sep 17 Edgar Mitchell, NASA astronaut (Apollo 14), born in Hereford Texas (d. 2016)
  • Sep 17 Gwyn Francis, British Forestry commissioner
  • Sep 17 Thomas P Stafford, Weatherford Ok, USAF/astronaut (Gem 6 9, Ap 10 18)
  • Sep 17 Jim Rohn, American business philosopher
  • Sep 22 Antonio Saura, Spanish painter
  • Sep 23 Pyotr Ivanovich Kolodin, cosmonaut (Soyuyz 7, 10, 11 backup)
  • Sep 23 Sehba Akhtar, poet of Pakistan (d. 1996)
  • Sep 24 John Young, American astronaut and 9th person to walk on the Moon (Gemini 3 & 10, Apollo 10 & 16, STS 1 & 9), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2018)
  • Sep 24 Józef Krupiński, Polish poet (Marsz żałobny), born in Skarbanowo, Poland (d. 1998)
  • Sep 25 Herbert Heckmann, German writer, born in Frankfurt (d. 1999)
  • Sep 27 Roger Birch, Chief Constable (Sussex)
  • Sep 28 Robin Buchanan, CEO (NHS Supplies Auth, Wessex Regional Health Auth)
  • Sep 29 Colin Dexter, English crime writer (Inspector Morse), born in Stamford, Lincolnshire (d. 2017)
  • Sep 29 Morag Timbury, director (Central Public Health Laboratory)
  • Sep 29 Peter Miller, CEO (Lloyd's of London)
  • Oct 1 Naimatullah Khan, Pakistani politician
  • Oct 2 Dave Barrett, 26th Premier of British Columbia (1972-75), born in Vancouver, British Columbia (d. 2018)
  • Oct 5 Pavel Popovich, Ukrainian cosmonaut (Vostok IV, Soyuz 14), born in Uzyn, Kiev Oblast, Soviet Union (d. 2009)
  • Oct 5 Reinhard Selten, German economist (Nobel Prize 1994). born in Breslau, Germany (d. 2016)

Person of interestHafez al-Assad

Oct 6 Hafez al-Assad, General and President of Syria (1971-2000), born in Qardaha, Alawite State, Syria (d. 2000)

General and President of Syria Hafez al-Assad
General and President of Syria
Hafez al-Assad
  • Oct 10 Adlai Stevenson III, American politician (U.S. Senator from Illinois), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 10 Harold Pinter, British playwright (The Homecoming, Servant), born in London, England (d. 2008)
  • Oct 10 Mustafa Zaidi, Pakistani Urdu poet, born in Allahabad, India (d. 1970)
  • Oct 11 Sam Johnson, American politician (Rep-R-Texas), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Oct 13 Piet Clase, South African politician (Minister of Education), born in Bothaville, South Africa

Person of interestMobutu Sese Seko

Oct 14 Mobutu Sese Seko, Dictator and President of Zaire (1965-97), born in Lisala, Democratic Republic of the Congo (d. 1997)

President of Zaire Mobutu Sese Seko
President of Zaire
Mobutu Sese Seko
  • Oct 15 FM-2030 [Fereidoun M. Esfandiary], Iranian-American author and transhumanist (Are You a Transhuman?), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 2000)
  • Oct 17 Jimmy Breslin, American author and columnist (NY Post, News, Newsday), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • Oct 17 Robert Atkins, American nutritionist (d. 2003)
  • Oct 18 Frank C. Carlucci, National Security Adviser/Sec of Defense (1987-89), born in Scanton, Pennsyslvania (d. 2018)
  • Oct 19 Thomas ap Rees, British botanist, born in Frome, England (d. 1996)
  • Oct 21 Doreen Cannon, teacher of acting (London)
  • Oct 24 Johan Galtung, Norwegian polemologist (Meaning of Nonviolence)
  • Oct 24 Raj Bagri, Indies/British merchant in metal
  • Oct 24 Sultan Ahmad Shah, King of Malaysia
  • Oct 26 John Arden, English novelist and playwright (Left Handed Liberty), born in Barnsley, England (d. 2012)
  • Oct 29 Niki de Saint Phalle, French sculptor (d. 2002)
  • Oct 31 Michael Collins, Mjr Gen USAF/astronaut (Gemini 10, Apollo 11), born in Rome, Italy
  • Nov 1 A. R. Gurney, American playwright
  • Nov 2 Denis Gerald Barrington, artist
  • Nov 3 Philip M Crane, (Rep-R-IL, 1969- )
  • Nov 3 William H Dana, pilot (X-15)
  • Nov 3 D. James Kennedy, American theologian (d. 2007)
  • Nov 5 Clifford Irving, American novelist and investigative reporter (hoax autobiography of Howard Hughes), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • Nov 7 Peter Woods, newsreader
  • Nov 7 Rudy Boschwitz, (Sen-R-Mn, 1978- )
  • Nov 8 Edmund Happold, engineer
  • Nov 10 Clarence M Pendleton Jr, chairman of US comm on Civil Rights (1981-88)
  • Nov 11 Kenneth Fleetwood, fashion designer
  • Nov 11 Hugh Everett, American physicist (d. 1982)

Weddings in History


Deaths in History