Tuesday 21 October 1930
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Pascale Roberts and Alfred De Bruyne.
Way for a Sailor, directed by Sam Wood, 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 21 October 1930
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Which were the important events of 21 October 1930 ?
- Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
- French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
- R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
- Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
- Also see October 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day of the Nacho ? celebrated in the United States and Mexico since the early 1990s.
- Diwali in India (2006)
- Pascale Roberts
- Alfred De Bruyne: Belgian champion cyclist.
- Robert Baulon: Belgium sport Champion.
- Pierre Cossemyns: Belgium sport Champion.
- Doreen Cannon: Teacher of acting (London).
- Ivan Silayev: Russian engineer and politician 19th Prime Minister of Russia.
- Alfred Debruyne: Belgium sport Champion.
- Ivan Stepanovich Silayev: Last prime minister of the Soviet Union.