Wednesday 15 January 1930
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Michel Chapuis and Onzy Matthews.
Anna Christie, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
while Cimarron by Edna Ferber was one of the best selling books.
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- Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
- Jallikattu in South India.
- United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
- North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
- Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Saint Ides, virgin, died January 15, 570.
- Roman Empire - Second day of the Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Wikipedia Day.
- Michel Chapuis: French classical organist and pedagogue.
- Onzy Matthews: American jazz pianist, singer, arranger and composer as well as a television and movie actor.
- Eddie Graham: American professional wrestler and promoter (Born 1930).
- George Headley scores cricket century on debut versus England (made 176).
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