Wednesday 19 March 1930
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alex Métayer and Bill Henderson in Chicago.
Free and Easy, directed by Edward Sedgwick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
while Years of Grace by Margaret Ayers Barnes was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Adeltrudis (d.670)
- Saint Landoald
- Las Fallas in Valencia, Spain.
- Roman Catholicism and Church of England - Saint Joseph's Day for Saint Joseph of Nazareth, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, stepfather of Jesus; patron saint of Belgium, a good death, carpenters hence also (alternative) Father's Day in Spain, Portugal, Belgium
- Mojoday in Discordianism
- The swallows return to Mission San Juan Capistrano in California.
- The first day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- Alex Métayer: French humorist, his son Eric is also humorist.
- Bill Henderson in Chicago: Illinois, USA; jazz singer (Torpedo - "Dreams").
- Ornette Coleman: jazz composer (Downbeat Musician of Year 1966).
- Denis Bablet: French theorist of the theatre.
- Gualtiero Marchesi: Italian chef.
- Eugene Selznick: American volleyball player and coach (d. 2012).
- Nakagawa Soen accepted as a student of Katsube Keigaku Roshi
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