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 OctoberRichard Harris / Actor / Ireland
02 MayJuan Gelman / Poet / Argentina
03 NovemberWilliam H. Dana / Engineer / United States of America
04 DecemberJim Hall / Guitarist / United States of America
05 OctoberReinhard Selten / Economist / Germany
06 SeptemberHelmut Piirimäe / Academic / Estonia
07 MayTotie Fields / Author / United States of America
09 AprilF. Albert Cotton / Academic / United States of America
09 March Taina Elg / Actress / United States of America
13 JuneGotthard Graubner / Painter / Germany
13 MayMike Gravel / Politician / United States of America
15 JulyRichard Garneau / Journalist / Canada
15 March Kostas Nestoridis / Footballer / Greece
16 DecemberSam Most / Flute Player / United States of America
19 SeptemberAntonio Margheriti / Producer / Italy
19 AugustDavid G. Compton / Author / United Kingdom
24 February Barbara Lawrence / Actress / United States of America
24 AprilJosé Sarney / Politician / Brazil
24 SeptemberJohn W. Young / Engineer / United States of America
27 January Bobby "Blue" Bland / Writer / United States of America

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1930:

YearName / Profession / Country
22 JulyShriram Shankar / Scientist / India
05 NovemberArjun Singh / Politician / India
01 OctoberJ. H. Patel / Politician / India
02 AugustA. P. Venkateswaran / Politician / India
24 JulyKeshubhai Patel / Politician / India
17 SeptemberLalgudi Jayaraman / Instrumentalist / India
04 JuneVishwa Nath Sharma / Soldier / India
06 OctoberBhajanlal / Politician / India
16 NovemberMihir Sen / Player / India
01 SeptemberCharles Correa / Architect / India
06 MarchGeorge Fernandes / Politician / India
19 SeptemberIndrani Rehman / Dancer / India
21 JulyAnand Bakshi / Poet / India
23 NovemberGeeta Dutt / Actress / India
04 MarchVirendra Kumar Sakhlecha / Politician / India
20 OctoberLeila Seth / Judge / India
19 February Kasinathuni Viswanath / Actor / India
28 AprilKrishnaswamy Sundarji / Soldier / India
17 SeptemberLalgudi Jayaraman / Violinist / India
03 JuneGeorge Fernandes / Politician / India

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