Sunday 14 September 1930
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include John Gilbert and Allan Bloom.
Madam Satan, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
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- Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
- Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
- Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
- In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.
- John Gilbert: Canadian talk-show host based in Niagara Falls and Toronto, Ontario.
- Allan Bloom: Author (Closing of the American Mind), dies at 62.
- Romola Costantino: Australian pianist and critic (d. 1988).
- Eugene Gordon: American physicist and engineer (d. 2014).
- Detroit Lions (as Portsmouth Spartans) play 1st NFL game, win 13-6
- Nazis gain 107 seats in German election
- National Socialists win 107 seats in the German Parliament (18.3% of all the votes), making them the second largest party.
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- Star Dust - Isham Jones & His Orchestra
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