Thursday 2 October 1930US date format: 10/2/1930, UK date format: 2/10/1930
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 2, 1930). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gay Gaer Luce and Gunter Kochan.
Billy the Kid, directed by King Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
On TV people were watching Betty Boop.
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Which were the important events of 2 October 1930 ?
- Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
- World Farm Animal Day
- Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
- Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
- French Republican Calendar - Pomme de terre (Potato) Day, eleventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- India - Gandhi Jayanti (birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, 1869)
- Gay Gaer Luce
- Richard Harris: Actor.
- Gunter Kochan: Composer.
- Gay Luce: American educator, psychologist and author of many books about psychology and consciousness.
- Dave Barrett: Canadian social worker and politician 26th Premier of British Columbia.