Tuesday 23 September 1930
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Whoopee!, directed by Thornton Freeland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
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- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Adomnan of Iona, Saint Constantius, Saint Thecla.
- French Republican Calendar - Safran (Saffron) Day, second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Saudi Arabia - National Day (unification 1932)
- Japanese Autumnal equinox Day (????/Sh?bun no hi)
- Celebrate Bisexuality Day - September 23rd of every year is designated as Celebrate Bisexuality Day and celebrated by members of the bisexual community and their allies worldwide. Observed annually since 1999.
- Also see September 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In ancient Latvia, the second day of Mikeli
- Astrology: Usually the first day of sun sign Libra in the tropical zodiac.
- Traditional New Year's Day in Constantinople and Eastern Orthodox churches ? because of the birthday of August, not because of the equinox.
- Pyotr Ivanovich Kolodin: Cosmonaut (Soyuyz 7, 10, 11 backup).
- Edward Kimball: American Mormon historian and biographer, an emeritus law professor at Brigham Young University (BYU) who has written biographies of his father, Spencer W. Kimball, and his mother, Camilla Eyring Kimball.
- Sehba Akhtar: Pakistani poet and songwriter (d. 1996).
- Colin Blakely: Bangor, North Ireland -- Actor (Shattered, Equus, King Lear).
- Ray Charles in Albany: Georgia, USA; singer/pianist ("Georgia").
- Ray Charles: American musician, a singer, composer and pianist, a 12-time Grammy winner. Blind from age six, assumed from glaucoma, he was orphaned at 15 when his mother died in 1945. He attended a school in which the black and white kids were segregated in spite of the fact that they could not see each other's skin color. He remembered his mom's voice, "You're blind, you ain't dumb. You lost your sight, not your mind," and he learned to do everything for himself, including walking the streets of New York. A
- Jonkvrouw Catharina AM de Savornin Lohman: Author, dies at 62.
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