1930 in History – What happened in year 1930


In history, year 1930 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1930.

Know what happened in 1930:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
05 OctoberThe British airship R101 crashed in France en route to India onits maiden voyage, killing 48 passengers and crew.
06 AugustNew York City judge Joseph Force Crater mysteriouslydisappeared, eventually earning him the title of 'The Missingest Man inNew York'.
06 September Argentine President Hipólito Yrigoyen was deposed in amilitary coup by José Félix Uriburu.
16 DecemberHerman Lamm, 'the father of modern bank robbery', was shot andkilled during a botched robbery attempt in Clinton, Indiana, US.
24 MayEnglish aviatrix Amy Johnson landed in Darwin, NorthernTerritory, becoming the first woman to successfully fly from England toAustralia.
30 January Soviet meteorologist Pavel Molchanov launched one of the world's first radiosondes, a device attached to weather balloons to measure various atmospheric parameters.
31 March To avoid government censorship, Hollywood movie studios instituted their own set of industry censorship guidelines, popularly known as the Hays Code.
29 DecemberMuhammad Iqbal introduced the two-nation theory outlining avision for the creation of an independent state for Muslim-majorityprovinces in northwestern British India.
30 JulyUruguay defeated Argentina, 4–2, in front of their home crowdat Estadio Centenario in Montevideo to win the first Football World Cup.
22 AprilFrance, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United Statessigned the London Naval Treaty, regulating submarine warfare andlimiting military ship building.
06 March Organized by the Communist International, hundreds of thousandsof people in major cities around the world marched to protest massunemployment associated with the Great Depression.
10 FebruaryThe Viet Nam Quoc Dan Dang launched the failed Yen Bai mutinyin the hope of ending French colonial rule in Vietnam.
06 SeptemberArgentine President Hipólito Yrigoyen was deposed in amilitary coup by José Félix Uriburu.
12 MarchGandhi (pictured with Sarojini Naidu) began the Salt March, a24-day walk to defy the British tax on salt in colonial India.
27 MayStanding at 319 metres (1,047 ft), New York City's ChryslerBuilding opened as the world's tallest building before it was surpassedby the Empire State Building 11 months later.
28 MarchTurkey changed the name of its largest city Constantinople toIstanbul.
29 AugustThe last 36 residents of St Kilda, Scotland, now a UNESCO WorldHeritage Site for its natural and cultural qualities, voluntarilyevacuated to Morvern.
30 JulyUruguay defeated Argentina, 4–2, in front of their home crowdat Estadio Centenario in Montevideo to win the first Football World Cup.
16 DecemberHerman Lamm, 'the father of modern bank robbery', killed himself during a botched robbery attempt in Clinton, Indiana, US, ratherthan be captured by police.
29 DecemberMuhammad Iqbal introduced the two-nation theory outlining avision for the creation of an independent state for Muslim-majorityprovinces in northwestern British India.
05 OctoberThe British airship R101 crashed in France en route to India onits maiden voyage, killing 48 passengers and crew.
06 SeptemberArgentine President Hipólito Yrigoyen was deposed in amilitary coup by José Félix Uriburu.
22 AprilFrance, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States signed the London Naval Treaty, regulating submarine warfare andlimiting military ship building.
12 MarchGandhi (pictured with Sarojini Naidu) began the Salt March, a24-day walk to defy the British tax on salt in colonial India.
30 januarySoviet meteorologist Pavel Molchanov launched one of the world's first radiosondes, a device attached to weather balloons to measure various atmospheric parameters.
06 MarchOrganized by the Communist International, hundreds of thousands of people in major cities around the world marched to protest mass unemployment associated with the Great Depression.
28 MarchTurkey changed the name of its largest city Constantinople to Istanbul.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1930:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 AugustJulie Bovasso / Actress / United States of America
01 AugustGeoffrey Holder / Actor / United States of America
06 January Vic Tayback / Actor / United States of America
07 AugustVeljo Tormis / Educator / Estonia
11 NovemberVernon Handley / Conductor / United Kingdom
12 AprilJohn Landy / Politician / Australia
12 January Glenn Yarbrough / Actor / United States of America
12 AugustGeorge Soros / Business Man / United States of America
12 January Tim Horton / Business Man / Canada
14 January Kenny Wheeler / Composer / Canada
14 AprilBradford Dillman / Actor / United States of America
18 OctoberEsther Hautzig / Author / United States of America
19 AugustDavid G. Compton / Author / United Kingdom
20 MaySam Etcheverry / Footballer / United States of America
24 SeptemberBenjamin Romualdez / Politician / Philippines
24 AprilJerome Callet / Educator / United States of America
24 JulyAlfred Balk / Author / United States of America
28 DecemberMariam A. Aleem / Illustrator / Egypt
28 JuneWilliam C. Campbell / Biologist / Ireland
31 January Al De Lory / Composer / United States of America

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1930:

YearName / Profession / Country
22 SeptemberP. B. Sreenivas / Singer / India
23 NovemberGeeta Dutt / Actress / India
17 SeptemberLalgudi Jayaraman / Violinist / India
16 NovemberMihir Sen / Swimmer / India
16 NovemberMihir Sen / Player / India
01 OctoberJ. H. Patel / Politician / India
01 SeptemberCharles Correa / Architect / India
02 AugustA. P. Venkateswaran / Politician / India
05 NovemberArjun Singh / Politician / India
03 JuneGeorge Fernandes / Politician / India
04 JuneVishwa Nath Sharma / Soldier / India
17 SeptemberLalgudi Jayaraman / Instrumentalist / India
09 JulyK. Balachander / Actor / India
23 NovemberGeeta Dutt / Actress / India
04 MarchVirendra Kumar Sakhlecha / Politician / India
24 JulyKeshubhai Patel / Politician / India
19 February Kasinathuni Viswanath / Actor / India
02 JuneBabulal Gaur / Politician / India
19 SeptemberIndrani Rehman / Dancer / India
04 NovemberRanjit Roy Chaudhury / Academic / India

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