Monday 18 August 1930
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Grant Williams and Carl Barger.
Danger Lights, directed by George B. Seitz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
On TV people were watching Betty Boop.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 18 August 1930
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Which were the important events of 18 August 1930 ?
- RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
- Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
- Carl Barger: Lewistown, Pennsylvania -- Baseball President (Pittsburgh Pirates, Florida Marlins).
- Grant Williams: NYC, New York -- Actor (Hawaiian Eye, Incredible Shrinking Man).
- Johnny Preston in Port Arthur: Texas, USA; rocker ("Feel So Fine").
- Bo Hi Pak: Korean church leader.
- Daisy Lumini: Italian composer, singer and stage actress.
- Liviu Librescu: American Jewish-Romanian professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics and Holocaust survivor (Born 1930).
- Rafael Ponce: Honduran academic and politician (d. 2014).
- Eastern Airlines begins passenger service.