Tuesday 12 August 1930
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include George Soros and Ronald James Herron.
For the Defense, directed by John Cromwell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
while The Woman of Andros by Thornton Wilder was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 August 1930 ?
- George Soros: Hungarian-American businessman and philanthropist founded the Soros Fund Management.
- Ronald James Herron: Architect.
- Kanagaratnam Sriskandan: Sri Lankan engineer and civil servant (d. 2010).
- Jacques Tits: Belgian-French mathematician and academic.
- Turkish troops move into Persia to fight Kurdish insurgents.
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