On This Day

1930 in History (Part 4)

Events in History


Birthdays in History

Birthdays 301 - 334 of 334

  • Nov 14 Ornelio Martina, Antillian author/governor of Curacao
  • Nov 14 Dame Elisabeth Frink, Thurlow, Suffolk, English sculptor and printmaker
  • Nov 14 Pierre Bergé, French industrialist and co-founder of Yves Saint Laurent Couture House, born in Oléron, France (d. 2017)
  • Nov 15 J[ames] G[raham] Ballard, China, sci-fi author (Drowned World)
  • Nov 15 Olene Walker, politician (R), 1st female Governor of Utah (2003-2005), born in Ogden, Utah (d. 2015)
  • Nov 16 Alice Adams, American sculptor, born in NYC, New York

Person of interestChinua Achebe

Nov 16 Chinua Achebe, Nigerian author (Christmas in Biafra), born in Ogidi, Anambra, Nigeria (d. 2013)

Novelist and Poet Chinua Achebe
Novelist and Poet
Chinua Achebe
  • Nov 16 Salvatore Riina, Italian mobster and chief of the Sicilian Mafia, born in Corleone, Sicily, Italy (d. 2017)
  • Nov 17 Brian Lenihan, snr, Irish politician and minister, born in Dundalk, County Louth (d. 1995)
  • Nov 22 John P. Schiffer, American nuclear physicist, born in Budapest
  • Nov 22 Owen Kay Garriott, Enid Oklahoma, astronaut (Skylab 3, STS 9)
  • Nov 23 William E Brock, (Sen-D)/US Secretary of Labor (1985-87)
  • Nov 26 Berthold Leibinger, German entrepreneur (Trumpf) and philanthropist, born in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (d. 2018)
  • Nov 27 James M. Taylor, American USAF/astronaut, born in Stamps, Arkansas (d. 1970)
  • Nov 27 Vladimir Maksimov, Russian writer and dissident, born in Moscow, Soviet Union (d. 1995)
  • Nov 27 Joe DeNardo, American Meteorologist, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 29 Shirley Porter, English politician
  • Nov 30 G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate felon and radio host, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2021)
  • Nov 30 William H Dana, test pilot (X-15), born in Pasadena, California
  • Dec 1 Joachim Hoffmann, German historian (d. 2002)
  • Dec 2 Gary Becker, American economist (Nobel 1992) and recipient of Presidential Medal of Freedom 2007, born in Pottsville, Pennsylvania (d. 2014)
  • Dec 8 John Morressy, American sci-fi author (Starbrat, Greymantle, Kingsbane), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 8 Julian Critchley, British journalist and politician, born in Islington, London (d. 2000)
  • Dec 10 Clayton K Yeutter, American trade negotiator and Republican National chairman, born in Eustis, Nebraska (d. 2017)
  • Dec 15 Edna O'Brien, Irish novelist and short story writer (Girl with Green Eyes, Casualties of Peace), born in Tuamgraney, County Clare, Ireland
  • Dec 16 Bill Young, American politician (Congress, 1993-2013), born in Harmarville, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)

Person of interestBob Guccione

Dec 17 Bob Guccione, American publisher (Penthouse, Omni), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2010)

Publisher Bob Guccione
Publisher
Bob Guccione
  • Dec 21 Willem R "Wim" van der Zee, secretary of Council of Churches
  • Dec 22 Larry Stevenson [Richard], American skateboard innovator (kicktail), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2012)
  • Dec 25 Salah Jaheen, Egyptian poet and cartoonist, born in Cairo, Egypt (d. 1986)
  • Dec 27 Meg Greenfield, US politician(?)
  • Dec 27 Wilfrid Sheed, England, writer (Boys of Winter, Hack)
  • Dec 30 Patrick Bowles, American writer and translator, born in Jamaica, Queens, New York (d. 1999)
  • Dec 30 Jerome Theisen, American Abbot Primate of the Benedictine order of monks, born in Loyal, Wisconsin (d. 1995)

Weddings in History


Deaths in History